My brother and I fought when we were young until the one with a bloody nose and having the worse pain ran away in tears. Later on in life I realized we no longer fought and began to understand one another. From then on my brother and I remained close and respected one another.
No longer was I going to take a back seat. I guess I was beginning to grow up and take responsibility for my own actions. Read more about a teenager’s life as she struggles to save her sick mother in A Marked Woman.
Since HD runs in my family when I stumbled or dropped something the thought came to mind instantly, Am I getting the disease. It was as though I always had a monkey on my back. My husband and I chose not to have children because of the concern.
Huntington Disease is a neurodegenerative disease and you are at risk if one or both of your parents had the disease. Each child has a 50/50 per cent chance of inheriting H.D. if at least one parent has Huntington’s.
Young men were drafted and sent to boot camps all over the U.S. They were taught skills for hand to hand combat and how to hit the bullseye with rifles and 45 caliber pistols. It took all kinds of training and skills to fight a war.
Tourists flood to the northeast during the end of September through November to see the beauty of the autumn leaves. The hills and Alleghenies are decorated with dark reds, yellows and orange leaves. The fall air is crisp with the bluest of skies as a backdrop against brilliant colors.
Had Naomi Bryar not lost her temper with Russ perhaps she could have saved their marriage. His behavior of not coming straight home from work and hanging out at 24 hour restaurant, or bar until two or three a.m was just the beginning of what was to come. Read about what happened to Naomi in “A Marked Woman”.
If you haven’t been from one end of Pennsylvania to the other you have missed one of our most beautiful states. Are you aware of the importance of The Declaration of Independence signed in Philadelphia? Independence Hall, The Liberty Bell and The Betsy Ross House are musts when visiting Philly.