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Madeline’s Story

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Latest Journal Update

December 6, 2013

Hello All!!

We hope this finds you all well and enjoying the holiday season.  The Shely family wanted me to let you all know about an amazing experience they had last night.  The Shely and Kelly families were able to spend the evening with the Gretna Volunteer Fire and Rescue Unit.  These were the first responders on scene the night of the accident.  They also got to meet the deputy sheriff first on the scene that night.  Given the magnitude of the accident, the evening was a healing event for both the rescuers and the rescued. It was a blessing for the families to be able to say thank you and for the fire fighters to be able to see how the girls are doing. 
Maddie continues to do well and make progress in school and in therapy.  Maddie and her family are thankful, in a way words cannot express, for your ongoing support.