BOSTON (CBS) – A seven-year-old boy suffering from a rare disorder that only 500 kids have is now fighting for two things: Attention to the disease and money for research.
Thomas Archibald of Weymouth has some good folks in his fight including his parents, his community, and his school.READ MORE: 'It's Our Job': North Attleboro, Foxboro Firefighters Rescue Passenger On Flight To Chicago
So far they’ve raised $75,000 to help fund research on his disease.READ MORE: Georgetown School Officials Investigating Allegation Of Racial Slurs Following Fight During Football Game
Only one researcher is studying nonketotic hyperglycinemia.
Thomas’ parents wrote to WBZ to say how proud of their community they are and to spread the word.MORE NEWS: Will Kids Have The Same COVID Vaccine Side Effects? Dr. Mallika Marshall Answers Your Questions
For more information visit the NKH Crusaders Foundation.