Hailey Knecht of Pocahontas was predicted not to live past 6-years-old when she was diagnosed with Alexander's disease. She celebrated her 16th birthday this year and is helping researches to find a cure for her ultra-rare condition. Megan Braa mbraa@bnd.com
Hailey Knecht of Pocahontas was predicted not to live past 6-years-old when she was diagnosed with Alexander's disease. She celebrated her 16th birthday this year and is helping researches to find a cure for her ultra-rare condition. Megan Braa mbraa@bnd.com

Madison County girl hopes to help unlock cure of rare disease

July 11, 2017 11:30 AM