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WE DO WHATEVER WE CAN TO KEEP THEM MOBILE, TO HELP UNLOCK THEIR POTENTIAL. THEY’RE THE REASON WE’RE HERE sad that Stella has had to go through the surgeries she has, just to be able to walk. That’s not something anyone would want for their child. But for her dad and mom to be courageous enough to amputate… I feel very special to have been part of the whole process.”  Stella and Ruby are thrilled with Stella’s “magic feet,” said DeMare.  “She’s the happiest little girl you’d ever want to see,” he said. “She has a thousand times more determination than I ever had. Nothing is going to stop her.”  Ropp Prosthetic Clinic 2075 E. West Maple Rd Commerce Township Live, Learn... Be Healthy DALES NATURAL FOODS is a local, family owned business that has been serving Genesee County since 1947. We provide personal service and the largest selection of nutritional supplements, organic groceries and produce, health and body care, and the area's only vegetarian deli and juice bar. We now have available local grass fed beef and organic free range chickens. 83 circumstance. “One neat thing was that I asked her what color she wanted,” said Ropp. “she said blue, like Elsa from Frozen. I got some material and laminated, into the prosthesis, Elsa and Anna, matching (the colors) with the leather thigh piece.”  While he was working on Stella’s new legs, Ropp decided to take things a step further. Through his participation in community theater, he became aware of a University of Michigan theater major, Hayley Boggs, who dresses up as the character Elsa for special events. “I thought it would be so cool if we could have her here,” said Ropp.  Boggs agreed, which added another layer of excitement to Stella’s special day.  “This work is very rewarding,” said Ropp. “It’s extremely 4290 Miller Rd. • Flint, MI 48507 (810) 230-8008 dalesnaturalfoods.net SENIORS SAVE 10% O N A L L P R O D U C T S (Not including sale items) customers 62 years or older.


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