Go Shelby Go!
Yesterday afternoon, I received an invitation in the mail to the 2015 Cinderella Charity Ball. This is the 55th annual charity ball to raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Arlington, TX. Can you imagine my surprise when I saw the photo on the front of the invitation? It was my daughter’s friend, Shelby Mayo.
Shelby’s mom, Sara, is one of my good friends. I met her in 2013 when we first came to the U.S. from Egypt and I first registered my daughter, Randa, in the Alternate Curriculum at Sam Houston High School. Randa has autism and had never been in school during the twelve years we lived in Egypt. It took her a long time to adjust to the rigorous schedule at school and while she seemed to get along okay (sort of) with the teachers, she wasn’t making any real friends.
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