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Posted: Wednesday, September 12, 2018 9:15 am

Like many Jews, Shari Ungerleider was tested for Tay-Sachs disease while she was pregnant with her first child, Evan. Tragically, the results were misread and Ungerleider was assured she wasn’t a carrier.

“By the time Evan was about 10 months old, we knew that something was wrong,” she said.

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