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Learning Independence At Camp T.B.I. July 24, 2009

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Augusta, GA—Lizzy Huskey is looking up and knows she’s got a long way to go. But she’s also got a lot of people cheering her on at Camp TBI.

“Camp TBI stands for camp To Be Independent. So normally, the TBI is Traumatic Brain Injury, but this week it’s To Be Independent,“ says Leslie Glass, Vice-President of Walton Foundation.

There are dozens of kids like Lizzy at Camp Twin Lakes in Rutledge, Georgia, this week. “They all have traumatic brain injuries, so they all have cognitive impairments. But many of them can get around just fine and walk and feed themselves. But many of them can’t do any of that, and they need help 24 hours a day,“ says Glass.

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