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New Jersey Soccer Coach Hopes for Thanksgiving Miracle for Local Mom - Tournament to Raise Funds for Her Critically Ill Baby
Date:11/12/2009

Soccer coach Alex Lalaoui is hoping for a Thanksgiving miracle for a courageous local mother trying to save the life of her critically ill baby who was born last year with Zellweger Syndrome, a rare and catastrophic genetic illness. The father of two has rallied local law enforcement and fire department soccer teams to participate in a tournament on Sunday, November 22nd in Jersey City and has also helped create a moving online video highlighting the 27-year-old mother's story; a struggle to be a full time caregiver barely able to make ends meet.

(PRWEB) November 12, 2009 -- When New Jersey soccer coach Alex Lalaoui from The Soccer Learning Center met Lillian Whitted, a 27-year-old Corrections Officer from Jersey City, he knew he had to help. A father of two, Lalaoui listened as Whitted, a single mother of two boys, told him about her struggles to keep her youngest son alive. Now Lalaoui is hoping for a Thanksgiving miracle for the family, hoping the community that Whitted protects as a Corrections Officer, now comes to her aid at a soccer tournament he is organizing on Sunday, November 22nd at St. Peter's College in Jersey City.

Life wasn’t like this a little more than a year ago for the young mother. Whitted was in a committed relationship. She was about to give birth to a second child. Her career as a respected Hudson County Corrections Officer was nearing its sixth year.    

But the world she once knew changed forever on September 22, 2008 when her son, Kenneth was born two months premature. He wasn’t breathing. The doctors knew something was very wrong with her baby. Four months later, they found a name;

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