Mystery Disease Claims 12 Family Members; Survivors Push Awareness Of Rare Disorder
A Northern California family plagued with a mystery disease that claimed the lives of a dozen relatives finally has answers after specialists at the renowned Mayo Clinic recognized it as a rare hereditary disorder. Now the family is hoping to turn its legacy of heartache into hope for others with the disease. Allen Martin reports. (5/22/18)

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