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Rare Reflections: Jacob’s Story

Written by Valaree DonFrancesco on June 12, 2020

I was diagnosed with toxic acute progressive leukoencephalopathy, a rare brain disease that took me from a high functioning and able-bodied individual to locked in syndrome, in six months. This story began on May 24, 2017 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester Massachusetts. I went to the emergency… Read More