Maria & Cesar

Maria and her son Cesar are from the Dominican Republic and have been coming to the Ronald McDonald House of Springfield since 2008. Cesar is being treated for spinal scoliosis and this will mark his seventh surgery.  Maria and Cesar will be here at the House for five months on this trip, she says “Everything is great here and I feel safe here with my son.” Cesar, who will be fifteen this year, has plans to become a teacher and although he misses being home on the island his favorite part of his staying here are the people he meets.