Lorenzo and His Parents

November 5, 2012
author |
Augusto Odone
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In 1984, six-year-old Lorenzo Odone was diagnosed with adrenoleukodystrophy — an incurable genetic disease which destroys the brains of young boys.

His parents, Augusto and Michaela, refused to give up hope and with great determination set out to research the disease and find a cure. Within only a couple of years they had discovered an oil which was able to halt the progress of the disease and Lorenzo, thanks to the oil, lived a further 25 years. Augusto Odone tells the moving story of his life with Michaela and Lorenzo, Lorenzo’s illness and their fight to find a cure.

The book is available on www.barakanet.com.

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