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Seizing the reins in fight against juvenile diabetes
Times photo: Tere Dunlap Brittany Beckman, 11, gets a ride on 7-year-old Rony Pony, led by Jackie Boss, Saturday at the Cookout for a Cure held on the David and Krista Bethke farm southeast of Juda. Childrens games, pony rides, a jumping house and woodland walk were part of the activities at the fundraiser for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
JUDA - Abbie Bethke, 10, rural Juda, shrugged off questions about how juvenile diabetes affects her life, as she jumped off a pony Saturday. "I get more snacks in class," she said. Youths with Type I diabetes and their families attended the area's first "Cookout for a Cure," supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation's efforts to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.