From the time he was born, 18-month-old Jude DeMatteis has been unable to digest proteins.
His parents said the toddler was often in pain and must live off a feeding tube to survive.
Adding to the heartbreak, was the fact that Jude’s illness remained undiagnosed.
Kimberly Cheng reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.
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