Cure

“If you could cure…”

I stopped him, “That is not a fair question.”

The scientist raised his eyebrows.

How can you speak of “cure” when the issue in discussion is in every cell of his body?

What does it feel like to have 47 chromosomes? I wonder. Does it feel different than 46?

Every cell in our body contains our chromosomal makeup.  Cells constantly regenerate, each set (or triplicate) of chromosomes generating and regenerating as well. Sometimes cells in the typical population, triplicate the 21st chromosome, here and there. But it’s scant –

What I’m really trying to say is…

This summer Marcus and I took a “Theater Road Trip.” We had a great time, it was a good idea. Here's a moment from the first night at dinner after the show:

While Marcus and I enjoyed our dessert, I watched the family that came in shuffle into the booth caddy-corner from us. The family wore full T-21 regalia. I assume they were at a function of some sort