27 Apr '11, 7pm

Kristy McPherson meets with 6-year-old with arthritis

Kristy McPherson meets with 6-year-old with arthritis

Six-year-old Bailey Warren of Fultondale, Alabama met her hero, 2009 U.S. Solheim Cup Team member Kristy McPherson , on Wednesday at the Avnet LPGA Classic . Bailey suffers from the same arthritis that McPherson, who was diagnosed at age 12, deals with every day of her life. Bailey was diagnosed with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis at the age of two and spends more time in doctors' offices and hospitals than playing outdoors. Her juvenile arthritis has also affected her vision causing Uveitis, an inflammatory condition that left untreated can lead to blindness. Through all the tests, chemotherapy drugs and hospitaliztions, Bailey has an infectious smile and spirit. McPherson recently sent a letter, photo and autographed cap to Bailey from the Kraft Nabisco Championship. In the letter McPherson wrote, "And Bailey, you can, like me, be among the best in the world at whatever y...

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