Pope's historic meeting with Huntington's patients offered ray of hope

Vatican City, May 19, 2017 / 03:24 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis’ gathering this week with a group of Huntington’s disease patients was a major inspiration for those seeking to increase awareness and research about the condition.

“In the U.S. this is HD Awareness Month, so we’re working on just telling the story of families affected by Huntington’s disease, and this brings it to a whole different platform,” said Louise Vetter, CEO of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America.

“Really, with Pope Francis setting the tone I think it offers so much hope and inspiration.”

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