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Summer camp for MD youth

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POLLOCK, La. (KALB News Channel 5) - Each summer the Muscular Dystrophy Association holds week-long "Camp Starlight" for kids 6-17 who have MD. 

Campers participate in activities like archery, horseback riding, and swimming. 

Each camper is paired up with his or her own counselor, and they often form a friendship that lasts well beyond the summer.  

"We have a lot of counselors and campers that communicate through Facebook and email all year long, said Tiffany Estes, MDA of Greater Acadiana. "And we even have counselors that after their child has graduated out of the program, they'll come back as program staffing because they just don't want to have a child to replace their former camper."

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