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Loss of a child leads family to speak out on ALD

April 6, 2013
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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