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Fundraiser set to help 9-year-old travel for medical care


November 5, 2019

“Neiko’s Journey,” a medical benefit for 9-year-old Neiko Henson of Havre, is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 12, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Old Station Brewing Co.

“It is to cover the cost of traveling for Niko’s family to receive the medical attention he needs,” fundraiser organizer Darla Welch said.

Neiko is a 9-year-old boy who has cerebral palsy and epilepsy.

When he was 5 months old, it was discovered he had meningitis that had traveled up his spine to his brain. This caused his brain to bleed out, which led to brain damage on the left side of his brain, giving him a stroke. The...

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