Local Girl with cerebral palsy meets Reba McEntire

By Adam Hooper - bio | email

KINDER, LA (KPLC) - Tabitha Fontenot of Kinder has suffered from various illnesses her entire life. Last Friday one of her life long dreams came true. Tabitha has wanted to meet Reba McEntire for a long time. Coushatta Casino made that dream a reality.

As part of Tabitha's day, a limousine was provided for transportation. The first stop was an all expenses paid meal at Koasati Pines golf course. After dinner it was time for Reba in concert. Tabitha and her family said the show was great, but it was the meet and greet after that made their night a night to remember forever. The entire family got to meet Reba McEntire.

Tabitha's father, Shannon Fontenot, said it was a dream come true for him, to his daughter's dream come true. Throughout the entire trip Tabitha's famous line was "Go Reba!" The Fontenot family said Tabitha, will continue with hospital visits and the struggles that go along with Cerebral Palsy, but her night with Reba will a happy memory to look back on for years to come.

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