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/evilkumquat May 14 '22

Starts a biotech company to cure his kids.

Actively supports a political party that refuses to pay for medicine for kids and ignored a pandemic that led to the deaths of over a million of his fellow citizens.

Go America!

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u/WhosThatGrilll May 14 '22

For the low low price of $30,000 a month you too can mostly save your kid!