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Kind Touch helping children

TRE GREAVES, [email protected]

Kind Touch helping children

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JAMILA KING and Jacqueline Johnson have a long battle ahead of them but they are prepared to do what is necessary for their children’s health.

King and Johnson are the mothers of Jaryah Clarke and Alana Johnson, respectively, two children living with conditions that affect their growth.

Last Saturday, the One Touch Foundation presented the youngsters with $300 each and other gifts to assist with their health care, after which the mothers spoke to the DAILY NATION on the children’s health.

Two-year-old Jaryah can only consume liquids via a gastrostomy tube. She has cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that affects her movements and muscle coordination. She cannot sit nor stand. (TG)

Read the full story in today’s DAILY NATION, or in the eNATION edition.