Link. That's, uh, really strange. I feel bad for her. I think I knew some guys in college who had something similar, but it was entirely mental and emotional.
"In height, weight, she's 6 to 12 months," [Brooke's pediatrician Dr. Laurence] Pakula said. "If you ask any physician who knows nothing about her, the response is that she is maybe a handicapped 2-year-old."
Her body may not be aging, but Brooke's health is deteriorating. She is fed through a tube, and she's had strokes, seizures, ulcers, severe respiratory problems and a tumor the size of a lemon.
The four times Brooke has come dangerously close to death, she bounced back and no one knows why.
Indexed by tags science, medicine, Brooke Greenberg, aging.