Author: Chip Barbot

From Charlene: Was feeing blah after a stressful day, not feeling well, and a lot on my mind. In walks this smiling, happy face after a full day of school and 5 hours at dialysis. If she can be happy, I …

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From Charlene: Much needed time with my girls today. So grateful to get to be their Mom.

Another angel–Taylor Parton–does not know us, but is willing to be tested to donate a kidney to Mary Ashley! Thank you so much Taylor!

What a sweet surprise to find a message from a precious family last night. I’ve never met them, but they have prayed for Mary Ashley since she was a baby. I can not begin to tell you how uplifting you are …

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My conversation with Mary Ashley (who never complains): MA: Momma, please don’t make me go to dialysis tomorrow! I don’t like it, it makes me throw up, my legs hurt, and makes a lot of beeping noise. Me: Sweetie, I wish …

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As summer comes to an end, we wanted to highlight some of Mary Ashley’s summer fun.

We want to extend our heartfelt appreciation to Christy Daab, Michael Grass, Alfredo Juarez, and Crystal Mistric for being tested to be a donor for Mary Ashley Barbot. Although none were matches, the fact that you tried gives us much hope …

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Fabulous mini-vacation spent at “Give Kids the World”. Every family here either has or is currently dealing with a life threatening illness for their child. Parents with worry lines and well earned gray hair, siblings that face similar struggles, and …

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Mary Ashley recently received a special surprise, and the story was featured on Charleston’s ABC News 4. Check out the link below to watch the video and read the story. Teen, family hope medical process will make finding a new …

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