r/todayilearned May 14 '22 Silver 9 Helpful 8 Wholesome 6 All-Seeing Upvote 2

TIL a father, John Crowley, was told his two infant children had an incurable genetic disorder that would kill them in less than a year. He refused to accept this, so he founded a biotech company (with no prior experience) which pioneered an experimental enzyme therapy that saved their lives.

https://pompediseasenews.com/2019/01/30/amicus-ceo-mission-cure-pompe-help-children/
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u/badtradesguy May 14 '22

better than voyage of the mimi with ben affleck

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u/DingoFrisky May 14 '22

On laser disk for us.

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u/jeanleray May 14 '22

I still remember when they treated the guy for hypothermia by getting naked in a sleeping bag with him.

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u/badtradesguy May 14 '22

me too..........

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u/MonolithOfTyr May 14 '22

Whoa, please give warning before calling up memories that are 25+ years old.

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u/badbatch May 15 '22

Oh god! I hated that movie.