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Help a local girl

"She has neurophybromitisis type 1 it's a genetic disease she has tumors

growing on both nerves." >

BUT LOOKING AT LITTLE 11 YEAR OLD JESSIE ROBINSON YOU WOULD NEVER KNOW IT

"Thats when I was in the 1st grade.">

SHE LOVES TO DRAW FOR HER MOM...LOVES TO JUST BE A NORMAL KID

I'm going into 6th."

BUT WHEN YOU TALK TO HER YOU KNOW THIS NORMAL KID IS FACING A HUGE OBSTACLE

"On my case it's my optic nerve which may make me go blind."

Emily: "Does it hurt?"

"No."

BUT FOR MOM THE PAIN IS ALL TOO REAL...NEXT MONDAY SHE AND HER FAMILY ARE HEADING TO BOSTON TO SEE A SPECIALIST ABOUT JESSIE'S TUMOR IT'S GOING TO COST THOUSANDS SO MOM'S BOSS DECIDED TO THROW A FUNDRAISER FOR JESSIE SO YOU CAN HELP

"It's at delray gardens center there will be tons of stuff to do and cotton candy."

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AT: 5:12:57

TO: 5:13:00

ITEM TIME:0:03]

5:12:57 jessie

Emily: "Are you excited about it?"

"Yes because I get to go in a dunk tank."

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