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Dorothy McLean has a degree in Biomedical Science, and studies Creative Writing at Victoria University’s IIML. She lives in Wellington.
Today is International Rare Disease Day. Dorothy McLean looks at the heartbreaking decision to take the test for Huntington's Chorea, a deadly and debilitating hereditary disease with no known cure.
Two years ago, Dorothy McLean received a call that turned her life upside down. Then, out of tragedy, came hope.