Emmanuel Garza moved from Texas to Colorado so his baby daughter could get the medical marijuana treatment she needed. Legislation to legalize the same treatment in Texas failed to pass during the regular legislative session.

Madelynn Garza had her first seizure at three months old. She was born with Aicardi Syndrome, a disease affecting nearly 4,000 people worldwide that caused her infantile spasms and made her legally blind.

Now almost two, Madelynn's parents say they’re not sure whether she’ll ever walk or speak, or how long she'll live.

To help relieve Madelynn’s pain and curb her seizures, the family bounced from doctor to doctor in Texas and attempted to treat her with pharmaceutical drugs — some of which had negative side effects on her heart and liver.

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Alex Samuels ~ TexasTribune.org ~

 

 

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