NY Emmy winner: Marisa: A little girl's fight to live

Marisa Carney, 5, was diagnosed with an extremely rare childhood brain disorder that causes uncontrollable obesity and breathing problems, putting the afflicted at risk for seizures, cardiac arrest and death. There are only 75 documented cases worldwide, no known cause and no cure. Videojournalist: Alejandra Villa

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