‘A little bit of hope’
Addison Weith’s genes put her at risk for health troubles. Her family’s vigilance during the pandemic has kept her healthy for the longest stretch ever.
One in 10 people in the United States has a rare disease. Half of those affected by rare diseases are children. There are more than 7,000 rare diseases identified, and many more being discovered as advances are made in the field of genomics. Learn about genetic conditions and hear from people who see only beauty in differences.