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‘Inside Louisville’ talks with two Louisville families on the front lines in the fight against rare diseases

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‘Inside Louisville’ talks with two Louisville families on the front lines in the fight against rare diseases

For Release: 03/19/24 6:00 AM

On this episode of Inside Louisville, Kelsey Starks talks with parents of two Louisville families who are on the front lines in the fight against rare diseases.

Bobby and Helen Vice’s son, Robert, suffers a rare disease called Morquio syndrome, which affects a child’s bones, spine, organs and physical abilities. The treatment Robert receives was made possible thanks to another Louisville family – the Dants, who were informed decades ago that their son wouldn’t live past age 10 because a similar conditions. Mark Dant details his family’s fight to find a treatment and help their son, who outlived the grim prognosis and continues to thrive at age 35.

Inside Louisville 
KET Sunday, March 24 • Noon/11 am
KET2 Monday, March 25 • 7/6 pm
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Inside Louisville, hosted by Kelsey Starks, is a KET production that features conversations with Louisville’s biggest newsmakers and personalities, celebrating the people, places and traditions that make the River City such a vibrant and diverse community. The half-hour weekly program also features stories that explore Kentucky’s largest city, spotlighting its neighborhoods, nightlife and noteworthy attractions.

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