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Meet the 8-year-old girl battling a rare brain disease she calls ‘awesome’


When Ellie McGinn was only 3, her parents started noticing she had issues with balance. After many tests, she was diagnosed with a rare disease that’s hard to pronounce: leukoencephalopathy with brainstem and spinal cord involvement and lactate elevation. Kathie Lee and Hoda share the brave young girl’s story (and reveal how you can help).