Medicine: Good Fight

Muscular dystrophy, a progressive wasting of muscle power for which neither cause nor cure is known, has a way of attacking families. George Anderson of Metuchen, N.J. watched his two teen-age brothers die from the disease. Confined to a wheelchair since the age of seven, George nevertheless determined not to let the disease destroy his life. He studied at home, last June got a diploma from the Metuchen high school. He became a TV and Brooklyn Dodger fan, took up water-coloring. George fought so hard to live that his parents and his three sisters (none of whom seem to have the...

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