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Family's Fight to Save Child Spreads Hope Around Globe
Date:2/11/2010

alled them "heroes."

Now, the family's expectations are even higher than when they began. "We would love nothing more than to help other Batten families and fund further studies into prevention and possible cures," Miranda said, "and all it would take is this campaign going viral to make that possible. I think people like the idea of paying it forward.”

Included in their aspirations for extra money would be a foundation in Hailey’s name to help other Batten families as well as fund more research into gene therapy, which has implications for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, Cystic Fibrosis, heart disease, MS, ALS, rare/orphan diseases, and AIDS.

Driven by hope and inspiring thousands in the process, Neil says "this could mean that Carter and a lot of others have a fighting chance. His big sister would be proud."

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