Hudson Townsend was born with condition known as Congenital Femoral Deficiency, causing one leg to be shorter than the other.
He had his first surgery at 9 days old, and several additional surgeries since, but the problem hasn't been corrected. He's now 17.
With doctors suggesting amputation, Hudson's desperate mother learned of a doctor in Florida providing a promising procedure.
But insurance won't cover the cost of the out-of-state operation.
The family is hosting a golf tournament Monday to help raise the money needed to allow Hudson to get the life-changing treatment. A fund has also been set up a fund online at hudsontownsendfund.org to help
Kasey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News on April 4, 2019.