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     May 1, 2020      #40-122 KDJ
 
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Hayley, Keaton and Chris Borchardt are wearing shirts made up for Keaton's battle. On the front it says "tay-Sachs warrior." The back says #Keatonstrong.

Courtesy the Borchardt family

Bourbonnais couple's daughter battles rare

By Jeff Bonty
jbonty@daily-journal.com


BOURBONNAIS — Keaton Borchardt is a happy 19-month-old.

Her parents, Hayley, and Chris Borchardt, of Bourbonnais, say Keaton loves all things Disney. Before the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the United States, they planned on traveling to Disney World later this year. They hope to still be able to make the trek to Florida.

“We are trying to make her happy and as normal as possible,” Chris said.

Time is of the essence for Keaton as she was recently diagnosed with Tay-Sachs disease, a ...

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