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This Virginia high school student isn’t facing her life-threatening condition alone

This Virginia high school student isn’t facing her life-threatening condition alone
Posted at 12:25 PM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 12:25:42-04

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY, Va . -- Gabby Boiteau has dealt with serious health problems for most of her life. The Prince George County High School student, whose medical case has stumped doctors at Duke, the Mayo Clinic, and VCU Medical Center, needs a pacemaker to live.

As she heads into her senior year of high school, Gabby is not facing her life-threatening medical condition alone.

She will have Murphy, a cardiac alert, syncope response, and mobility dog, right by her side.

In this week's Wayne's World report, CBS 6 senior reporter Wayne Covil told Gabby's story and explained how her new best friend stays focused on her, so she can stay focused on school.