Rockford Register Star | Geri Nokolai
It’s not that they weren’t thinking of the normal camp issues — possible homesickness and the travails of making new friends.
But those things were minor to the Duponts, who live in South Beloit.
They were elated because they knew Abigail would have the nine pills she needs every day to keep her strong and ensure her body doesn’t reject her kidney transplant.
“It was amazing, to let her go and know there was a medical staff to take care of her,” said Christy. “We have a screening process if she just spends the night at a friend’s house. We have to know they’re comfortable with giving her medicine.
“This was a huge burden off her dad and me, not having to wonder, ‘Did they remember to give her her pills?’”