Last May, sisters Anais, Elise and Emory Bowerman spent the night at a Girl Scout slumber camp in Lowell. The girls came home the next day covered with ticks.
“One second my life was going great," says Anais, 11. "Then a tick bites me and it’s all ruined.”
Anais, a budding artist, says her hands started to shake. Her sisters Elise, 10, and Emory, 7, also started to feel ill.
“I threw up twice," Emory says. "I felt sluggish and my head was kind of dizzy.”