Wish Upon a Cure

David P. Campbell Foundation for Pediatric
Mitochondrial Disease Research

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David Campbell

The Foundation is named for David Campbell, a red-headed, blue-eyed little boy, who, at three and a half years old, died from a mitochondrial disease called Leigh’s Syndrome.

Leigh’s Syndrome affects the important areas of the brain that control breathing, eyesight, appetite, blood pressure, and the ability to walk. The effects of Leigh’s prevented David from walking on his own, but for most of his life he successfully battled many of the effects, not losing his sight or the ability to breathe on his own until the last few weeks of his life.

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Anna Grace McMullen

Anna Grace McMullen lives at home in Western Maryland with her mother, father, and two brothers. Loving grandparents, aunts, uncles, and 8 cousins surround her. She is a very happy girl, who loves to be around family and friends. Her favorite things are watching Barney, playing outside, and swimming.

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