Macey Brietenback prepares for Miss Maryland Teen USA

Bel Air's Macey Brietenback is preparing to compete in the Miss Maryland Teen USA pageant in October. Brietenback was born with therare disease visceral myopathy with underlying pseudo obstruction. The potentially fatal illness has affected Macey's gastrointestinal system, leaving her in regular pain and at risk for infection. 

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