The Mix Family, Hillsdale, Michigan
November 19, 2002
Ruby arrived today. I was very happy. My name is Jessica Mix and we live in Hillsdale, Michigan. I am 9 years old and have been diabetic since October 2000. My mom took Ruby to school as soon as she came. I showed everyone in my class. Everyone was happy to see Ruby. We went to our first diabetes support group tonight and everyone was interested in Ruby. This was a happy day!
November 20-30, 2002
We really didn't do much since the day we received Ruby. I took Ruby to my drama class to see us practice for our play. We had a big Thanksgiving dinner at Grandma and Grandpa's house. Ruby and I ate a lot of turkey and pie. When we got home, we had to take a nap we were so full! We all enjoyed Ruby's visit here and now Mom is packing her up to ship her to the next family.
I will miss you, Ruby!
Jessica (dx'd October 2000), Dawn (mom), Troy (dad), Lacy (13), Johnathan (7)
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.
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