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Fundraisers planned for East Wenatchee girl who needs new liver, heart

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EAST WENATCHEE — Ever since Tamara DeLosReyes was a baby, she had to be fed cornstarch every four hours, 24 hours a day.

Cornstarch, her mother Mickey says, absorbs through the stomach and not the liver. And when you have Glycogin Storage Disease like Tamara, you have to absorb your food through your stomach.

The East Wenatchee family had grown used to this routine, and with a closely managed diet, Tamara did really well for several years.

“We thought we’d…

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