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Wisconsin parents plead for transplant to save baby’s life

Marcus Albers, Courtesy: GoFundMe

WAUKESHA, Wisconsin – A Wisconsin mother and father are pleading for help for their 5-month-old son who will die if he doesn’t receive a partial liver transplant.

“We were told that Marcus has weeks to live, and that was a week and a half ago. So it’s pretty dire,” Marcus’ mother, Whitney McLean, told WISN.

No family members qualify as a donor, so the child needs part of a stranger’s liver.

Marcus suffers from a rare disease called immunodeficiency 47.

“He’s fighting, so we have to fight,” McLean said.

Marcus’ 2-year-old brother suffers from the same disease, and one day will also need a transplant.

The family has started a GoFundMe page to help with expenses.

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