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Kaylee and Serenity Trezis of Hampton are pictured here. They have a rare genetic disorder, so family and friends have planned a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 3 to 8 p.m. May 17 at the Rosemount VFW, 2625 120th St. W. Submitted photo

Fundraiser planned to help Hampton sisters who have rare genetic disorder

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Serenity and Kaylee Trezis are happy little girls who’ve been dealt a tough hand. The sisters have both been diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder called congenital disorders of glycosylation, also known as CDG type 1a.

While the severity of the disorder varies from child to child, the symptoms include low muscle tone, failure to thrive, developmental delay, crossed eyes, blood clotting disorders, seizures and more.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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