Lillian Hanly has a 50/50 chance of inheriting Huntington’s, a neurodegenerative disease. With a number of her family testing positive for the gene, and her mother already affected by it, she must come to a decision: get tested now or continue to live on in the unknown.

For more, read Lillian’s article on her own decision about whether to have kids here: If someone has a 50% chance of passing a fatal disease onto their children, should they have kids?

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