Toddler loses battle with genetic disease

Ethan Benoit seen asleep in a story done by ABC11 in 2007. He lost his battle with a genetic disease Sunday.

May 21, 2010 4:06:32 PM PDT
Family and friends of Ethan Benoit said their final goodbyes to the toddler Friday.

The 3-year-old was featured on ABC11 Eyewitness News in 2007 as he battled a genetic disease. He died Sunday.

Benoit has metatropic skeletal dysplasia, a skeletal deformation.

Doctors didn't expect him to live to see his first birthday. His funeral was Friday in Wendell.

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