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1 in 3,000,000
"The story" with Jerry Hayes debuted on October 2nd, and he introduced us to the Davenports. Both of their children are battling a life-threatening disease with no cure called "Schimke Immune-oseeous Dysplasia. It's a really rare form of dwarfism." says Jessica Davenport. The children, Kruz and Paizlee, basically have no immune system. There was a 1 in 3 million chance Jessica and Kyle shared the same mutated gene that causes the disease and a one in four chance they'd pass it along to their children. Kruz and Paizlee are two of six children in the United States with the disease.
This story has been shared all over -- including to our WHNT News 19 Pinterest Page.
"The Story with Jerry Hayes airs every Sunday on WHNT news 19 at 10, you don't want to miss it! Read more about the Davenport family's story here:
Warning for Hunters
Heads up to all you hunters out there.
The Centers for Disease Control is warning that both deer and wild hogs are putting you at risk for Brucellosis. The disease can cause severe illness.
And this story was shared more than 5-thousand times!
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"There you go whipping out that Mexican thing again" -- Mike Pence
Commenters also stayed busy on the WHNT News 19 Facebook page during Tuesday's fiery vice presidential debate.
"The thought of Donald Trump as commander-in-chief scares us to death" -- Tim Kaine
Still have plenty to say? Join in the conversation for round two of their running mates on the WHNT News 19 Facebook page tonight at 8 p.m.
New Councilman for North Huntsville
"The best people are the guardians of this community, and that's the residents." -- Devyn Keith, council member-elect.
Plenty of shake-ups throughout the Tennessee Valley with Tuesday's municipal elections runoff. Check here for full results of the runoff races.
Now that the calendar says October that means gourds, and gorgeous sunsets!
Here's a look at some of the pictures that got you clicking the like button!
The first, courtesy of Johnny on Chief Meteorologist Jason Simpson's Facebook page.
The other is from Brad Lackey featured on the WHNT News 19 Instagram page.
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Chairman Strong Come on Down
A familiar face got called to "Come on Down!" on The Price is Right, and blew up our social media.
Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong traded his courthouse digs for contestants row, but never made it to the main stage. Check out the full story here:
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