By Larry Richert

PITTSBURGH (NEWSRADIO 1020 KDKA) — Marky Morton Jr. was born on March 19, 2008. He has been diagnosed with ROHHAD syndrome, which is a Rapid Onset Obesity disease. It is a very rare disease in only 75 people. Marky makes number 76.

The Mortons have joined with If you would like to make a donation, you can go to, and then type in Marky Morton.

A local fundraiser is being held for Marky too. It will be held on Saturday, Jan. 7 from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Highland Bar in West View. Just a $10 charge.

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