Boy suffering from genetic brain disease

Title
Boy suffering from genetic brain disease
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
25 Mar 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:03:44
Description
Nicky Broyd reports on the story of Peter Hynes, a Harlow schoolboy suffering from a rare genetic brain disease. Peter took a trip to America to meet doctors who are working towards a cure for his illness. His father Martin Hynes speaks about trip; Linda, Peter’s mother, on her search through the family history for any sign of the disease. Also includes recording of Peter singing prior to his illness and speaking now.
Contributors
Nicky Broyd; Martin Hynes; Linda Hynes; Peter Hynes
Keywords
USA; Health; Health services; Fundraising; Genetic diseases; Brain diseases; Peter Hynes; Harlow

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