Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Future ballerina

Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise

Sarah Louise McNab, 15 months, teethes on a pair of glasses at Specialty Shoes and Diabetic Supplies Inc. in Beaumont on Thursday, March 29, 2007. She was abandoned by her mother and raised by her grandmother in a small Belizean village after she was born with bilateral Talipes Equinovarus, commonly known as club feet.

Corrective casts cover Sarah Louise McNab's feet at Specialty Shoes and Diabetic Supplies Inc. She will get corrective surgery on April 11, 2007.

Sarah Como Jones of Beaumont, McNab's legal guardian, met the girl's family while visiting her missionary parents, Bennie and Louise Como, in Belize. When the girl was born. She was named for Jones and her mother. Jones, who works an orthopedic shoe company, said she felt a responsibility to help the little girl.

Please read "Clubbed feet not stopping baby Sarah" by Jamie Reid.

People who would like to help with the costs involved, can donate money to account number 8802858 for "Sarah Louis McNab" at:

Texas State Bank
Sarah Louis McNab fund
PO Box 4797
McAllen TX 78502-4797

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