'There have been countless nights over the past eight months in which Reese Doyon has entered her mother’s bedroom around 11 p.m. or midnight to tell her she’s feeling dizzy.“Then, before you can even move, she’s on the floor,” said Amy Doyon, Reese’s mother.Doyon, 17-year-old sophomore in her first year with the Franklin High girls’ basketball team, suffers from frequent, non-epileptic seizures, as a result of functional neurological disorder — a highly rare condition where the brain doesn’t properly send and receive signals. An estimated four to 12 people per 100,000 develop FND, and the condition is even less common among adolescents.While her current outlook is bleak, one overwhelming positive is the way her teammates and the community have collectively rallied around her."
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The GoFundMe has exceeded its target which again reflects the goodness inherent in the community in times of need. https://www.franklinmatters.org/2023/01/gofundme-help-reese-fight-her-ongoing.html
|MARK STOCKWELL FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE|