extended family. Duchenne MD's impact on family

A family explores impact on five generations

posted on January 1, 2005 - 4:16pm
In the late 1860s, 9-year-old Bridget Moore left Ireland for New York, bringing with her “a small steamer trunk, a pair of rosary beads, a clay pipe, and as near as we can figure out, Duchenne muscular dystrophy.” Now her great-granddaughter, Christine Kehl O’Hagan, has written a memoir about her family’s multigenerational history with DMD. The Book of Kehls, published by St. Martin’s this month...

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