X Stories: The Personal Side of Fragile X Syndrome | Paperbackby Charles W. Luckmann (Editor), Paul S. Piper (Editor)
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|Publisher: ||Flying Trout Press|
|Edition: ||1stst Edition|
|Page Count: ||299 Pages|
|Publication Date: ||July 25, 2006|
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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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