Andrea’s family thankful for kindnesses during her recovery

Andrea appears to be enjoying a very “soft” meal in

the rehab facility in Johnston.


The grandparents of Andrea Rodriguez — Juan and Maria Rodriguez — sent us pictures to thank the community for the support shown to Andrea.

The St. Mary’s eighth-grader is paralyzed from the waist down after a car accident Feb. 9. She is out of the hospital and undergoing rehabilitation at Childserve in Johnston. 

A big spaghetti dinner organized by the United Methodist youth group Feb. 29 attracted hundreds of people of all faiths and all races to the church’s Community Life Center.

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