I Got An Inherited Trait For Chorea Huntington

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    I never loved my mother.  My mother left when I was 6 months old and I was raised by my father.  I am proud to say that I have become a lot like him.  I can count on my hands the number of times I have seen my mother.  I have no bond with her.  And yet...
    LifeStart LifeStart
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jan 28, 2008

    Entire Family

    Huntington's has been in my fathers side for a long long time, he died from it, I have it and one of my 5 siblings killed himself not long ago when he found out he had this... They say I won't make it on my own in 5 years or so, its scares the hell out of me
    NoatoNoaki NoatoNoaki
    18-21, M
    4 Responses Jun 28, 2011

    Not Me Exactly, But...

    My two year old son is at risk, and his father has the gene. I have never been in a situation before, where someone I care about so much may have a terminal illness. My heart goes out to all of you, I have researched and learned a lot about this devastating disease since it...
    Jasminepearls Jasminepearls
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 16, 2010
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