Our 2008 Kids

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Ashley (2008)

Ashley

Age 9
Craniopharyngioma 

Favorite character: Tigger and Pooh, because they’re funny
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert, because he’s funny!
Favorite song: “I’ve been watching you” by Rodney Atkins; Joe Nichols
Favorite food: Chicken
Favorite TV show: Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader
Favorite movie: High School Musical

>> Check out Ashley on the trip!

 

Austin (2008)

Austin

Age 6
Acute Lymphotic Leukemia

Favorite character: Mickey Mouse and Spiderman
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert, because he’s taking us to Disney World!
Favorite song: “Life is a Highway” by Rascal Flatts; “Honky Tonk B-Donk-a-Donk” by Trace Adkins
Favorite food: Salmon sushi, plain hamburgers
Favorite TV show: Chowder
Favorite movie: Pirates of the Caribbean

>> Check out Austin on the trip!

 

Brianna (2008)

Brianna

Age 5
Wilms’ Tumor

 

Favorite character: Donald Duck
Favorite song: “No One” by Alicia Keys
Favorite food: Strawberries
Favorite TV show: Hannah Montana
Favorite movie: Shark Tales

>> Check out Brianna on the trip!

 

Checota (2008)

Checota

Age 9
Transverse Myelitis

 

Favorite character: Mickey Mouse, because I love his movies
Favorite artist: Tim McGraw
Favorite food: Chicken nuggets
Favorite TV show: Scooby-Doo

>> Check out Checota on the trip!

 

Devon (2008)

Devon

Age 7
Amblyopia, Chronic Lung Disease, Liver Disease, Short Gut Syndrome

 

Favorite character: The Wiggles, because they sing and dance a lot; Elmo
Favorite song: “Tell Em” by Soulja Boy
Favorite food: Pizza
Favorite TV show: Curious George
Favorite movie: Happy Feet

>> Check out Devon on the trip!

 

Eric (2008)

Eric

Age 5
Kidney failure and transplant

 

Favorite character: Buzz Lightyear and Mickey Mouse
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert makes me laugh every time I listen
Favorite song: “Crank Dat” by Soulja Boy; “Move Along” by All American Rejects
Favorite food: Pizza and shrimp
Favorite TV show: Cory in the House; Caillou
Favorite movie: Air Buddies

>> Check out Eric on the trip!

 

Katie G (2008)

Katie G

Age 10
Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

 

Favorite character: Eeyore, because he takes things at his own pace. He also shows his happiness in his own way, like me.
Favorte Bert Show member: Bert, because he cares about me and doesn’t even know me
Favorite singer: Hannah Montana
Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese
Favorite TV Show: Suite Life of Zack and Cody
Favorite movie: Hairspray

>> Check out Katie G. on the trip!

 

Katie E (2008)

Katie E

Age 11
Moya Moya Syndrome

 

Favorite character: Tinkerbell, because she flies and lights up the sky
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert and Melissa, because they are so nice
Favorite song: “Skin” by Rascal Flatts
Favorite food: Cheese pizza, chicken nuggets
Favorite TV show: Hannah Montana
Favorite movie: High School Musical

Check out Katie E. on the trip!

 

Kelly (2008)

Kelly

Age 11
Cystic Fibrosis and Diabetes

 

Favorite character: Cinderella, because she is beautiful and wears pretty dresses
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert and Melissa
Favorite song: “Jesus Take the Wheel” by Carrie Underwood
Favorite food: Spaghetti, lasagna, salad
Favorite TV show:  Hannah Montana
Favorite movie: High School Musical

Check out Kelly on the trip!

 

Kendrick (2008)

Kendrick

Age 5
Above-knee amputations, Bilateral longitudinal tibia deficiency

 

Favorite character: Mickey Mouse
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert, because he’s taking me to Disney World
Favorite song: “Hey Baby” by Hurricane Chris
Favorite food: Pizza, Cereal
Favorite TV show:  Spongebob Squarepants
Favorite movie: Winnie the Pooh

Check out Kendrick on the trip!

 

Marcella (2008)

Marcella

Age 11
Congenital Muscular Dystrophy 

 

Favorite character: Ariel, because I love mermaids and I have a clubhouse and Ariel is in it
Favorite song: “Umbrella” by Rhianna; Hannah Montana
Favorite food: Macaroni and cheese, chicken
Favorite TV show: Wizards of Waverly Place
Favorite movie:The Sound of Music

Check out Marcella on the trip!

Micheal (2008)

Michael

Age 8
Hydronephrosis, Prune Belly Syndrome

 

Favorite character: Buzz Lightyear, because he is cool and he can shoot the robots that Zurg built
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert, because he is cool
Favorite song: “Watching You” by Rodney Atkins; “Move Along” by All American Rejects
Favorite food: Hamburgers
Favorite TV show: Transformers
Favorite movie: Ghost Rider

Check out Michael on the trip!

 

Wesley (2008)

Weslee

Age 5
Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congetial

 

Favorite character: Goofy, because he’s silly
Favorite Bert Show member: Bert, because he’s silly too
Favorite song: “Irreplacable (To The Left)” by Beyonce
Favorite food: Filet-o-Fish
Favorite TV show: Dora the Explorer
Favorite movie: Ratatouille

Check out Weslee on the trip!