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Critical Years for Rothmund-Thomson Syndrome Foundation

Read a letter from the RTSF Chairman and hear patients sharing their stories.

Stories

Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness. Meet some of the patients and you will find out how they are making life that much better. Click on their photos to learn more.

Shauna

My daughter, Shauna, is 2 years old. She was born at 6 lbs 13 ozs. At birth she failed her hearing screening and at 1 month old we learned that she had hearing loss in both ears. Shauna has worn a hearing aid since 3 months of age....

John

This is John Michael Moore. He is now 26. When he was born he had problems right from the start. He was admitted to our local hospital at two weeks old....

Victoria

The Rothmund-Thompson Syndrome Place, better known as the RTS Place, can trace it's origin back to May 2002, when a then 19 year old Victoria Kimmel reached out to Dr. Lisa Wang at the Texas Children's Cancer Center, with the following email...

Amelie

When she's born, a genetic doctor told us she has Baller Gerold Syndrome. She had a craniosynostosis and no thumbs. At 6 months she began a skin problem. During the first year we searched to find what out was going on with her and finally a dermatologist told us it was a genetic problem....

Ria

Our story began in London England , May 1999, when after a period of infertility suddenly Binu my darling wife became pregnant again with our second child after some six or so years of trying. We were over the moon...
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