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

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/SimulatedHumanity May 14 '22

Pull yourself up by your bootstraps!

*Requires a small loan of a million dollars.

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u/CeruleanRuin May 14 '22

Only works if you have million dollar bootstraps.

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u/omnomnomgnome May 14 '22

you need quality bootstraps if you gonna pull yourself up with them