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Boy's lemonade stand raises funds to research brother's rare genetic disorder

A 9-year-old boy set up a lemonade stand to raise funds to help research his younger brother’s rare genetic disorder.

News 12 Staff

Dec 4, 2020, 3:50 PM

Updated 1,292 days ago

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A 9-year-old boy set up a lemonade stand to raise funds to help research his younger brother’s rare genetic disorder.
In just two hours, Aayan raised $381 after setting up the stand.
The incoming fourth grader says he feels grateful that the community came out to support his fundraiser to help Yonas.
"It felt really good,” says Aayan. “It makes me feel very proud because now we can come up with a medicine for my brother."
"I was super proud, and oh so impressed at how with no preparation, he's able to speak to some of these things…that are adult-like, and are complicated to talk about," says Caroline Bilal.
News 12 is told a GoFundMe account has been created to raise additional research funds for his brother’s condition.


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