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Family continues to advocate for second opinions

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A misdiagnosis leading to accusations of child abuse sent the Troy family into a three-year battle to reunite their family and clear their names. Now, Elgin mother Lorina Troy is telling her story everywhere she can in the hopes of spreading awareness of her family’s situation. Troy’s son, JJ, was born with a medical condition called benign external hydrocephalus, a relatively common birth complication which causes a child’s head to rapidly enlarge due to a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid outside of the brain. When father Jason Troy took baby JJ to the hospital, concerned about his growing head, the physician ...

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