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X Stories: The Personal Side of Fragile X Syndrome | Paperback

by Charles W. Luckmann (Editor), Paul S. Piper (Editor)


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Binding:  Paperback
Publisher:  Flying Trout Press
Edition:  1stst Edition
Page Count:  299 Pages
Publication Date:  July 25, 2006
Sales Rank:  2274660th

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In X Stories: The Personal Side of Fragile X Syndrome, people who have been touched by fragile X tell in their own words how the experience has touched and transformed their lives.

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