Kobe Bonner

What is Tay-Sachs?

Tay-Sachs is a rare inherited disorder that destroys nerve cells. Over time, the child becomes deaf, blind, mentally retarded, paralyzed and non responsive to the environment. Tay-Sachs children usually die by age five.

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"Tay-Sachs Disease." Healthline. Web. 13 Oct. 2015.