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You can help Carthage parents give their son a therapy dog for Christmas

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A 17 month old Carthage boy is in need of a "best friend" - a therapy dog.

Marcus Kauffman suffers from a chromosome disorder that has caused him to have continuous seizures since he was six months old.

This year for Christmas his family wants to get him a therapy dog.  The dog would be able to help alert his parents if and when little Marcus is seizuring.  In one previous instance a seizure lasted five hours.

Marcus' mother, Darlene, recalls the first time it happened at their home in Carthage.

"All I did was set him on the couch - I was walking into the bathroom to curl my hair and I had came back and he had had a seizure and from there it's just been, there's been so many I can't count," says Darlene.

To donate or learn more visit Fundraiser for Marcus LeeCircle K Horse Charity for sale; and, for updates on Marcus.

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