Farmingdale girl raises $15G to pay for diabetes alert dog

The family of Emma Brussell, 8, of Farmingdale

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The family of Emma Brussell, 8, of Farmingdale spoke on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 about the money they received from two donors who read about the little girl's fundraising efforts to buy a $15,000 diabetes alert dog and wanted to help, anonymously. Emma, who has Type 1 diabetes, was auctioning her original paintings on Facebook and exceeded her goal after her story appeared in Newsday. (Credit: Newsday / Thomas A. Ferrara)

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