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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A Youngstown gym is raising money for a three-year-old Columbus boy who has been diagnosed with a tumor on his brain stem.

Reaction Krav Maga is hosting a fund raiser called Battling for Boston. That's the name of the little boy.

Participants will do a series of different work outs.

Trainer Jason Jannetti, whose brother knows the little boy, has accepted the challenge of doing down-ups or burpees for every dollar donated.

"Doing 200 something burpees is not anything close to the things he's going to have to go through or that his family is going to have to go through. You can't even compare that. So it's nothing," Jannetti said.

Jannetti says he'll work all night, to get all 200-plus burpees done.

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