Kids with Capes

MEET ARS HEROES

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Daphne Magee

ARS Gene: EARS2

Daphne Magee was diagnosed at one years old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by EARS2 gene mutation. Her type of disease, Leukoencephalopathy with Thalamus and Brainstem Involvement with High Lactate (LTBL) is a rare potentially terminal brain disease, but also can affect other parts of her body.

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Aubrie Rowland

ARS Gene: AARS2

Aubrie Rowland was diagnosed at 2.5 years old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by AARS2 gene mutation. Her type of disease, Leukoencephalopathy with Ovarian Failure (LKENP) is a rare potentially terminal brain disease, but also can affect other parts of her body.

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Sawyer Monahan

ARS Gene: EARS2

Sawyer Monahan was diagnosed at 3 months old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by an EARS2 gene mutation.

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Kyra Billingsley

ARS Gene: IARS2

Kyra Billingsley was diagnosed at one years old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by an IARS2 gene mutation.

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Ellie McGinn

ARS Gene: DARS2

Ellie McGinn was diagnosed at 3.5 years old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by a DARS2 gene mutation.

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Maverick Russart

ARS Gene: EARS2

Maverick Russart was diagnosed at 2.5 months old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by an EARS2 gene mutation.

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Nora Jerrels

ARS Gene: FARS2

Nora Jerrels was diagnosed at 6 months old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by a FARS2 mutation.

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Sadie Smith

ARS Gene: CARS2

Sadie Smith was diagnosed at 21 months old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by a CARS2 gene mutation.

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Júlio César

ARS Gene: EARS2

Júlio César was diagnosed at 5 months old with an ultra-rare form of Mitochondrial Disease caused by an EARS2 gene mutation.

Daphne Magee