I received this comment from a d-mom as a reply to today’s article.
While some of the other diabetes community was at FFL, we were in Orlando at the same time for a national dance competition. I wasn’t sure we could make everything work out, with dance lessons, and competitions throughout the year, but they made it to nationals. They didn’t win, but they did their best and had a great time. We are lucky to have such a supportive dance studio, that has been a big help in helping out with managing her diabetes. By the way, my T1 daughter is 9, and we about a month from her 5 year diaversary.
Heroes are everywhere and seen every day. What an inspiration. We agreed so much that we wanted to share your story with the world, but we needed to make a correction in a clarification. You wrote:
They didn’t win, but they did their best and had…….
We know that you meant the competition but please let this school know; and let your daughter know—-they are not only winners……they define the word (and add you and all those in your family that helped make this happen mom).
Thanks Emily, for making our day and sharing the story of your daughter and her very incredible school.
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