Mackenzie Whitlock, 9, of Modesto is pictured with her mother Jackie on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at Sylvan park in Modesto, Calif. Mackenzie had insulin-making islets moved from her pancreas to her liver in April of 2016.
Mackenzie Whitlock, 9, of Modesto is pictured with her mother Jackie on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at Sylvan park in Modesto, Calif. Mackenzie had insulin-making islets moved from her pancreas to her liver in April of 2016. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com
Mackenzie Whitlock, 9, of Modesto is pictured with her mother Jackie on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at Sylvan park in Modesto, Calif. Mackenzie had insulin-making islets moved from her pancreas to her liver in April of 2016. Joan Barnett Lee jlee@modbee.com

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