Marionna was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) which is a genetic disorder that can affect multiple systems of the body. NF1 is characterized by neurofibromas (small benign growths) on or under the skin. Marionna did develop a malignant tumor. She has since passed away. Marionna was a happy, friendly fourth-grader who loved to dance and spend time with her younger siblings.
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