13 Jan
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Bay Ridge family fights for cure of rare disease

A Bay Ridge family whose son is fighting a rare disease is getting support from a local politician in their hope to find a cure.

The Scarsos’ 3-year-old son, Pietro, has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a genetic disease that can lead to an early death. State Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge) says he will be introducing a resolution in the state Senate to encourage research and awareness of the…read more