Condition: Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
City, State: ID
Club: Kellogg Middle School Sparrow Club Service Hours: 279
Date Adopted: 12/10/2008
Dory's Story:(3.10.09) Dory is a sweet 16 year old girl who is currently attending Kellogg High School. She is a budding musician, playing the violin, guitar, and clarinet in the band. She participates in drama and is an active member of the Cats who Care, a group of students chosen by peers who have shown a natural skill for helping others.. Dory enjoys writing, drawing and playing video games. She loves horses, 4-wheeling and camping. She is active and involved with her family and friends. This past summer, Dory was diagnosed with a condition called Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis. This condition involves pain, stiffness, and joint swelling. It also involves enlargement of the liver, spleen, lymph nodes and inflammation around the heart and lungs. Dory experiences arthritis in all of her joints.