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‘It’s our faith’: Family explains how they stayed strong during son’s mysterious illness

Richard and Noami Patino took their 7-month-old son Elijah to the doctor for his annual wellness check-up. The doctor sent him to the hospital because his stomach appeared to be very swollen – and the hospital couldn’t figure out what it was. After years, Dr. Neil Romberg, who joins the couple in the studio, figured out what causes his disease. Elijah and his older sister Maya even join their parents in the studio!

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