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Loss of a child leads family to speak out on ALD

April 6, 2013
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The passing of Joshua Florian left his parents seeking answers and has led them to become ALD advocates.

Margaret Waage Correspondent The loss of their 2-year-old son Joshua in 2008 led former Southington parents Elizabeth and Lee Florian to ask why. Joshua died suddenly after a fever June 26, 2008 from undiagnosed Addison’s disease. The family’s search for answers led them to a doctor who was able to determine that Joshua’s Addison’s disease came from a rare…

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