Back to Rufus Ruby Visits the Willis Family

The Willis Family, Norcross, Georgia

October 2003

Ruby 5 arrived on Friday in Atlanta, Georgia! I was really surprised because I forgot that Ruby was coming for a visit. When she came, I introduced her to my Ruby and my sister's Rufus. She really enjoyed their company. On Saturday she came to my cheerleading game, she enjoyed it, but I didn't! On Monday, Ruby 5 and my Ruby and Rufus came to school with me because my class is doing their Service Learning Project on helping to raise money for the walk to cure diabetes.

Ruby went to my sister's marching band competition. The music was very loud!! Ruby 5 has had lots of fun! I can't wait to do the JDRF walk.

The walk was very fun! My teacher walked with my mom and I. There were so many people at the walk! I can't wait to do it next year. While I was walking, I kept Ruby in a little dog pouch that I used to carry my dog in. But now my dog is too BIG, but the pouch is perfect for Ruby!

On the Sunday after the walk, the JDRF had a Halloween Carnival. Ruby and I had a lot of fun there.

I am really going to miss you Ruby. We have had lots of fun together. Thanks for visiting. I am sad that you are leaving me but happy that another child with diabetes will enjoy having you visit! Bye!

Kelsey Willis
Norcross (Atlanta) Georgia

Kelsey with JDRF walk feet

The Walk team before the walk

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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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