Kaitlyn is a twenty-two-year-old young lady from Durham. Kaitlyn recently had a double lung transplant due to her cystic fibrosis. Kaitlyn wanted to go to the beach with her family to spend some much-needed quality time with them.
Meg’s Smile Foundation sent Kaitlyn and her family to The Winds Resort Beach Club in Ocean Isle for an all expenses paid trip. From the pictures, it looks like they all had a wonderful time!
Special thanks to our friends at The Winds Resort Beach Club and to you, for supporting Meg’s Smile Foundation!
Taylor is a sixteen-year-old young lady from Holly Springs. Taylor was perfectly healthy until July of 2018 when she was diagnosed with Advanced Disseminated Lyme Borreliosis complex with Neuroborreliosis; Babesia, Ehrlichia Chaffeensis. She was hospitalized and in the Wake Med PICU in critical condition, complicated with acute respiratory failure and sepsis. At the time, nobody could figure out why this was happening to Taylor until specialists from Duke Infectious Disease and The Jemsek Clinic determined it was the above tick-borne illnesses. She will undergo aggressive treatment for the next two years in hopes of reversing the damage to her.
Tabor is a nineteen-year-old young man from Durham. He has battled cystic fibrosis his entire life. Tabor has a great spirit - he is a smart, kind, and driven individual who seeks a solution first and asks for help second. Tabor attends Durham Tech Community College and getting to a from school is hard without a car. Tabor’s request was to receive some help in purchasing a car which we were more than happy to do.