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Link: Woman misdiagnosed with cerebral palsy gets cure after 33 years

Jean Sharon Abbott spent nearly all of her life believing she had an incurable condition that left her feeling “trapped” in her own body — unaware that many of her symptoms could be easily treated with a pill.

The 38-year-old Minnesota mother of three was diagnosed as a child with spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that appears early in life and permanently disrupts the brain’s ability to control movement and balance.

Posted on 23rd April, 2015 by G.D. Read the full story and watch the news video at


By PAULA COHEN | CBS NEWS April 22, 2015, 2:39 PM

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