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North Branford Teens 'Take Steps' To Battle Crohn's & Colitis

North Branford Teens 'Take Steps' To Battle Crohn's & Colitis

Many people don't know how debilitating a digestive diease can be...especially for a child. A brother and sister team from North Branford, both living with Ulcerative Colitis, are sharing their stories in an effort to raise support and awareness. The Gargano family moved back to Connecticut in Oct. 2012 during a tumultuous time.  Tracey Gargano, mom to JJ and Jazzmine, was going through a divorce. "My son became very ill at the end of November," says Gargano, noting that he had diarrhea and blood in his stool for ten days.  "He ended up in the hospital.  He was hospitalized for three weeks.  He lost 21 pounds, was on a liquid diet.  He was...

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