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Relishing every day
Son's condition makes moments precious
Indianapolis Star - Indianapolis, Ind.
Subjects: Muscular system; Families & family life
Author: Duke, Josh
Date: Sep 18, 2004
Start Page: W.1
Section: ZONE WEST - HENDRICKS CO A.M.
Abstract (Document Summary)

When he was diagnosed with the inherited condition at 9 months, doctors prepared Sotero and Marla for the worst, saying their son wouldn't live to celebrate his second birthday. Spinal muscular atrophy causes muscles to waste away, trapping children in a body they have little control over.

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