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Imagine knowing that at any moment, you could lose control of your body, twitch uncontrollably, shriek out strange words or begin blinking repeatedly. For those living with Tourette's syndrome, this nightmare is their reality.

Tourette's is a mysterious neurological disorder that is more common than one might think. According to the Tourette's Syndrome Association, one out of every 1,000 people is affected and there is no known cure.

Based on the statistics, there is at least one student who suffers from this hereditary disorder in almost every school in America.
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Published on November 08, 2005

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