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Camp Courage

Lathan Goumas - lgoumas@shawmedia.com
Kris Drexler, of McHenry, kisses her nine-year-old son Alek Drexler on family day at Camp Courage in Ingleside, Ill. on Friday, July 12, 2013. Camp Courage is a week long summer camp for kids that have experienced the loss of a loved one. Kris Drexler's husband and Alek's father passed away due to pancreatic cancer in April of 2012. "It helped me feel happy," the young Drexler said when asked about his experience at the camp.