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Down East community rallying around mom who needs vehicle to take daughter to medical appointments

Posted on AllSides April 1st, 2024
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Melissa Boyd's 3-year-old daughter, Rayleigh, has cystic fibrosis, among other conditions. EASTPORT, Maine — Friends and strangers alike in the Down East community of Eastport are rallying around the mother of a girl who has serious medical issues. Rayleigh Boyd, 3, has several medical conditions, including cystic fibrosis, a genetic condition that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system, and other organ. After her family lost their car in December, making sure Rayleigh gets timely medical care has been difficult. Rayleigh loves to play with stuffed animals, being pushed...

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