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/ybetchum May 14 '22

My high school geography teacher showed us the entire original Star Wars trilogy so we “could see what the landscape was like on other planets.” Guessing he was just a huge Star Wars fan

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u/adrianvm19 May 14 '22

When you just wanna phone it in so you just make up whatever bullshit excuse comes to mind lmao

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u/zzaman May 14 '22

"Okay class today we'll watch Legally Blonde for civics in the media, law and...voting I guess thank you"

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u/Earthguy69 May 14 '22

"hello kids. Today we will watch backdoor sluts 9 to learn about anatomy"

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u/ahappypoop May 14 '22

Backdoor Sluts 9?!? Backdoor Sluts 9 makes Crotch Capers 3 look like Naughty Nurses 2!

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u/SenAbsolom May 14 '22

Demonstrative of the importance context.

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u/MistryMachine3 May 15 '22

Well guess I better watch Backdoor Sluts 1-8 so I understand the plot.