Local 10 year old with rare jaw syndrome continues to defeat the odds

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In 2016 Reece Trumpelmann was diagnosed with Gorlin syndrome. Now, many surgeries later, he’s a teen coping with the disease (Photo: Supplied)
In 2016 Reece Trumpelmann was diagnosed with Gorlin syndrome. Now, many surgeries later, he’s a teen coping with the disease (Photo: Supplied)

When she closes her eyes she can still see her son, grinning as he played with other kids on the jumping castle that was set up in her garden. 

Back in January 2016, as Marsha Trumpelmann watched Reece enjoying himself at the birthday party she was hosting for a nephew in their garden, she thought he was a healthy 10-year-old.  

But in a heartbeat that illusion was shattered. 

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