The Cece Family, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida
March 21, 2001
Ruby is here! Emily thought it was cool that the bear had a bracelet just like hers. Everyone thought it was funny that you can give Ruby shots in her butt (Em has never used that site).
March 22, 2001
Daddy took Ruby to work with him to show to all of his friends. The base photographer offered to take Ruby up in an F-15. We have some very nice photos. Then she went for a ride in a UH-1N "Huey". Daddy said Ruby needed to use the airsickness bag only once, ha ha. Maybe we should let her rest a while.
March 26, 2001
Ruby went to school with Emily (Em was on spring break the week Ruby arrived). She had to stay in Em's backpack until show-n-tell time.
March 27, 2001
It's time to send Ruby to the next family. I thought her visit would be more D related, but I don't think Em really wants to dwell on her disease. We all had fun - hope you do too!
Jessica and Michael Cece
Emily 8 dx'd 11/98
Eglin AFB, FL
Ruby in an F-15
Ruby in the pilot seat of a Huey
Ruby relaxing in the back of a Huey
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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