The Blue Rose is a book about a girl with disabilities. Jenny is the characters name, and like a blue rose she is different and beautiful.7 years ago The girl chosen to portray Jenny in the book's photos was a 7 year-old WNYer with cerebral palsy.
Her real name is Kelsie Skinner. Fast forward to today, and Kelsie, now 14 is preparing to portray Jenny once again. This time, on stage.
The book has been adapted into a musical about love and acceptance and will be performed next week.
Watch the video to hear more about this remarkable girl, and for info on you can see the musical.