2017 Delegates from Wyoming


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Casey

Age: 15 Age at T1D diagnosis: 13 Casey is a self-starter. She lives more than 300 miles from the nearest JDRF chapter, but that hasn’t stopped her from doing her best to organize Wyoming’s T1D community. She organized a support group called ‘Together We Are One’ for people with T1D, organized a fundraising hoop shoot […]

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Cash

Age: 6 Age at T1D diagnosis: 3 Already at the age of six, Cash is one of those people whom everyone knows. He loves to make new friends and meet new people. For him, no one is unapproachable. In the three years since his diagnosis, Cash has developed into a happy, healthy kindergartner. Having T1D […]

2015 Delegates from Wyoming


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Bryce

Age: 14 Age at T1D diagnosis: 12 Bryce’s dreams are taking flight. As a member of Civil Air Patrol, a nonprofit associated with the U.S. Air Force that helps with disaster relief and homeland security, Bryce has earned the rank of senior airman. Like other kids living with T1D, he hopes for new technological treatments […]

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Shelby

Age: 13 Age at T1D diagnosis: 5 Shelby was diagnosed with T1D when she was five, but she’s long been familiar with T1D. Her grandmother and father have the disease, too. Shelby draws hope from her grandma’s attitude. “She is a fighter, and has passed that on to my father and me.” Shelby plays basketball […]

2013 Delegates from Wyoming


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Calvin

Age: 11 Age at T1D diagnosis: 8 Calvin has a very clear memory of October 28, 2009—the day he was diagnosed with T1D. He got to play video games, and at the hospital Halloween party his face was painted green to look like an ogre. But when he was ready to leave the hospital, Calvin […]