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Mari Ahenakew Pizza Hut fundraiser set for Thursday


November 6, 2018

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Amari Ahenakew sits in a stroller. Her family has set up a Pizza Hut fundraiser in Havre for Thursday to help pay for costs of treating Amari's rare genetic disorder.

Havre Daily News staff

A family is holding a Pizza Hut fundraiser Thursday to help pay for expenses for a 2-year-old girl to received treatment for a rare fatal disease.

Amari Ahenakew was diagnosed with pyruvate carboxylase deficiency type A on June 19, 2017, her father, Lyle, said.

The National Organization for Rare Disorders describes PC deficiency as a genetic disorder that inhibits the body's ability to produce the necessary fuel for energy and neurotransmitters important for brain function. It says on its website that symptoms could include abdominal pain, vomiting, tiredness and m...

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