by Tom Rademacher, Veteran Grand Rapids Press columnist and long-time Michigan Blood donor
There she is, frolicking on the playground.
And there, at the local Y, taking in a game of volleyball, swimming in the pool.
And there, too, running in a 5-kilometer race.
It’s Addison Mayfield, ladies and gentlemen – a sprite of just 8 years old, and enjoying life and all the joys it might offer the typical 3rd-grader.