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2023 Delegates from Maine

  • Maria

    Maine, 2023

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 7

    Even though Maria is only 10, she already has a plan for high school: she will shadow her doctor to learn how to help... Read More

2019 Delegates from Maine

  • Lydia

    Maine, 2019

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    Prior to her diagnosis, Lydia already knew the importance of T1D research because she had been supporting her friend’s JDRF One Walk team... Read More

  • Ruby

    Maine, 2019

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 1

    Ruby is excited to attend JDRF 2019 Children’s Congress after years of advocating locally for the T1D community, and is ready to meet... Read More

2017 Delegates from Maine

  • Brady

    Maine, 2017

    Age: 9 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    When Brady grows up, he wants to be a professional baseball player or an engineer. He loves sports, especially baseball, football, basketball and... Read More

  • Charlie

    Maine, 2017

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 6

    Charlie’s favorite activity in the world is sports. He has a red belt in Hapkido—and plays football, basketball and baseball. Charlie is very... Read More

2015 Delegates from Maine

  • Isabelle

    Maine, 2015

    Age: 10 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 2

    Isabelle is known for her contagious smile and positive attitude. Awarded the 2013 James Carpenter Courage Award, her school’s award, for her sunny... Read More

  • Mark

    Maine, 2015

    Age: 7 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 4

    Marky is attending JDRF Children’s Congress to help fill the “jar.” As his mom says, Marky recently asked her, “Is the jar almost... Read More

2013 Delegates from Maine

  • Quinn

    Maine, 2013

    Age: 14 | Age at T1D diagnosis: 8

    At Children’s Congress, Quinn wants to lend his voice to those kids who haven’t found their own yet. He also wants to share... Read More

2011 Delegates from Maine

  • Caroline

    Maine, 2011

    Caroline's goal is to make a difference in the world. One way she's already doing that is through her work to educate others and raise money for diabetes research. Read More

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