January 23, 2012

Huntington’s Disease: Kathleen Edwards, 9-Year-Old Cyber-Bullied By Neighbor, Dies From The Condition


 Kathleen Edwards, the 9-year-old Michigan girl who made headlines when she was cyber-bullied for having Huntington's disease, has died, according to news reports. Edwards' mother, Laura, died of the same disease in 2009, CBS News reported…Huntington's disease most often begins in the 30s and 40s, the Mayo Clinic reported, but sometimes people younger than age 20 can develop the disease.

Huffington Post, by Amanda Chan, 1/15/2012

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