West Virginia boy with diabetes speaks at Children’s Congress

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WASHINGTON (WBOY) — The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is a program that supports kids with type one diabetes. Each year, it hosts a Children’s Congress in Washington, DC. This year’s delegate, an 11-year-old boy named Emerson Shaffer from Inwood, West Virginia, is ready to fight for what he needs. Emerson was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 8.

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