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Teenager creates superhero to raise awareness of genetic condition

A Congleton sixth former has created a superhero to raise awareness of a rare genetic condition, Angelman Syndrome.

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Angelman syndrome: symptoms and more information

A teenager from Congleton has created a superhero to raise awareness of a rare genetic condition that his brother has been diagnosed with.

Reece Jones created Angelman for his brother Theo Credit: Liverwire PR

Reece Jones created Angleman as part of an A-level project, after his twin Theo was diagnosed with the condition.

Angelman is a genetic disorder that affects the nervous system and causes severe physical and intellectual disability. features of the condition include:

  • Frequent smiling
  • Movement and balance problems
  • Being easily excitable
  • Having problems sleeping or seeming to need less sleep than other children.

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