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East Texas 7-year-old Casen Cameron loses battle with Batten Disease

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Casen Cameron. (Source: Family) Casen Cameron. (Source: Family)
Casen on April 17 in the hospital. (Source: Casen's Crusade) Casen on April 17 in the hospital. (Source: Casen's Crusade)
HOLLY LAKE RANCH, TX (KLTV) - A young East Texan has passed away from a rare disorder known as Batten Disease.

Casen Cameron, the son of Corey Cameron and grandson of Pamela Cameron, was a healthy and seemingly normal toddler, until one day, he had a seizure. Doctors initially diagnosed him with epilepsy, but two years later it was discovered that he had the fatal nervous system disorder, Infantile Batten Disease.
 
"There is no cure, there are no treatments, it's just fatal and so you have to deal with that every day," Pamela Cameron told KLTV in 2013.

Since there is no cure, Casen's father and grandmother decided to spread awareness and raise money for research by creating Casen's Crusade, a Facebook page that now has over 63,000 followers.

"I post everything, I don't want to hide anything. I want the world to see what we deal with on a daily basis. I want them to understand that there are other children that have the same disease Casen has. I want them to know that these children deserve what we have: life," says father Corey Cameron.

Sadly, Casen's life was cut short by this disease. If you would like to learn more, visit Casen's Facebook page.

Also, you can donate to Casen's medical fund at City National Banks in Sulphur Springs, Winnsboro, Holly Lake and Quitman.

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