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LI students, staff support child with rare disorder

Posted: 7:47 PM, Jan 24, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-25 07:58:23-05

DIX HILLS, L.I. — On Long Island Friday, one elementary school celebrated one of its own, showing love to a kindergarten student dealing with a rare disorder.

Addison Garvey, 5, was born with Moebius Syndrome, a disorder which causes facial paralysis of the muscles used for facial expression and eye movement. In recognition of Moebius Awareness Day, hundreds of students came out to support their classmate.