Madeynn's Story

Originally published by the Kearney Hub

KEARNEY— Four-year-old Madelynn can barely sit still on the park picnic table while she listens impatiently to her parents, Victoria and Jason Ruskamp of Gibbon, talk about her “ouchies” when she would rather be swinging on the playground.

Next to Madelynn, her 11-month-old sister Makenna sleeps in a stroller despite the serious talk. Neither is aware July is national Juvenile Arthritis Awareness Month.

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