Daily Archives: December 2, 2007
She just wants to be herself. “Normal,” she says.
But Katie Mathews, 17d, has had only fleeting glimpses of normal since the wreck in the spring of 2006.
Katie can no longer walk. She cannot dress herself or brush her hair, and needs help putting toothpaste on her toothbrush.
Every night her mother lifts her into bed. And in the morning, an aide gets her dressed, puts on her makeup and styles her hair.
Together they pick out a necklace. She wears one every day to cover the hole in her throat that once held a Tracheostomy tube.
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