Emily Rapp
Emily Rapp

Emily Rapp is the author of Poster Child: A Memoir, and Dear Dr. Frankenstein: A Memoir, forthcoming in 2013.

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Feb. 27 2012 6:45 AMRick Santorum, Meet My SonHe has a degenerative disease that has left him blind, paralyzed, and increasingly nonresponsive. If I had known before he was born, I would have saved him from suffering.
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March 6 2015 8:08 AM The Man Who Discovered Thiamin Today, we take vitamin B1 for granted. But it took a horrible, wasting disease—and lots and lots of chickens—for scientists to discover it.