Rare disease outliving diagnosis

Young Shen Student Inspires Community While Defying the Odds
Diagnosed with a very rare disease as toddler, AJ Ballard from Waterford was given a very short life expectancy of only 6-8 years and while his condition has worsened over the years, his spirit has not.   Now, at age 10 1/2 , AJ continues to defy the odds set by doctors when he was told he…