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Christian Austin and his mother enjoyed this trip to the beach before a mysterious ailment left him partially paralyzed.

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Heartaches & Miracles

Mystery illness challenges family

A child’s mystery illness has cast a struggling Payson family into a crisis that has grown increasingly common, as the medical bills and demands triggered a job loss and bills, bills, bills. But the battered Austins have also discovered miracles of support through social media, rallying people to their cause through Facebook and other connections.


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