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Gronk Surprises 7-Year-Old Born With Genetic Disorder

Sep 01, 2017

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Gronk Surprises 7-Year-Old Born With Genetic Disorder

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A 7-year-old from Melrose, Massachusetts, was born with a genetic disorder and got his wish to have a football field in his backyard granted by Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Ryan Feeney was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis when he was four months old. It's a generic disorder that causes tumors to grow on his nerves. "He was born with tibia dysplasia, so we had to amputate his leg at 18 months old," said his dad Shawn Feeney.

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