Posts Tagged ‘ Daniel Gagnier ’

Art provides local teen with his own voice

August 23, 2013
Daniel Gagnier, center, poses with his mother Denise, right, his self-portrait, far right, and a family friend at Paris in Plantsville in Southington.

By LISA CAPOBIANCO STAFF WRITER From the time Southington resident Daniel Gagnier was 12 years old, accomplishing tasks that involve the use of his fine motor skills and speech became difficult. At the age of eight, doctors diagnosed the teen with Rasmussen’s Encephalitis, a rare disease that involves constant seizures, loss of motor skills, and…

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