The Tomlinson Family, Honolulu, Hawaii
Aloha from Hawaii! Ruby arrived at the start of October. We had a lot of fun together! Ruby's first stop was the beach. She learned how to build sand castles in the sand, which I think she liked. Ruby then met my yellow lab named Sunny. At first, she was scared, but warmed up to the dog eventually. I took Ruby a week after she arrived to the Hawaii state capitol for the children and youth day, 2003. I worked in the ADA booth, helping kids learn more about diabetes!
Ruby learned to play the ukulele while was at the beach. In Hawaii, on very special occasions, everyone gets a lei made out of beautiful flowers. We sent Ruby home with a flower lei.
Ruby even got her ears pierced while she was here. Well, I had a great time with Ruby and I hope the next person will have as much fun as I did!
Love and Aloha,
Brittany Tomlinson, 13
Rufus and Ruby, the bears with diabetes, is the creation of Carol Cramer, who owns the copyright to Rufus and Ruby. The graphics of Rufus are from Rufus Come Home, written by Kim Gosselin and illustrated by Terry Ravenelli, and are used by permission of the author.
Last Updated: Friday December 19, 2003 10:37:01
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