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Friday, March 25, 2016

Ferris mourns loss of teacher, student

WFAA | Sebastian Robertson
Ferris Junior High School student Marcus Lankford and teacher Jennifer Markgraf both died since the beginning of the school year. (Photo: WFAA)

FERRIS — An Ellis County campus hit hard by tragedy has a powerful message to share. Over the last four months, Ferris Junior High School has lost a teacher and a student.

Ferris is the kind of town where lives overlap.

So for the last 13 years, the whole town has rooted for Marcus Andre Lankford, who fought a life-long battle with liver disease. He's been on a waiting list for a transplant since he was 12 months old; since then he's received two transplants.

Marcus died last week while doctors were working on his third transplant. 

"A lot of memories," said Stacey Mankin Lankford, Marcus' mom. Continue reading, Video
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