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Monday, February 11, 2013

UP UP and AWAY.....

 Erika departed Texas for Colorado today!  It was a HUGE send off for 13 very fortunate teenagers!
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children staff, surgeons, prosthetists and the children are on a Ski Trip until Saturday.

 She said her goodbyes
 She started writing in her journal on the way


American Airlines donates the plane ride, but they also threw them a huge party! There was food, games, media, the American Airlines mascot, and even a dog who lost his leg in Afghanistan!
She was pretty excited to go.  She knows two of the kids going, and that made her feel comfortable.





 Erika and Dr. Herring

 The group!
We watched as the plane taxied to the run way and then the fire department blew water cannons over the plane!  She'll never forget this.  I know I won't!  Wow!

2 comments:

Milena said...

Wow! Such an adventure! Such amazing kindness by everyone involved. I get all teary-eyed while reading...:-)

.:♥:. tyraelynn .:♥:. said...

Welcome to Colorado, Erika!!!! i hope you enjoy your stay... :)

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