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Genetic Mutation Gives Boy Super-Strong Muscles

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Genetic Mutation Gives Boy Super-Strong Muscles

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Genetic Mutation Gives Boy Super-Strong Muscles

Genetic Mutation Gives Boy Super-Strong Muscles

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Images of the child at six days and seven months. Arrows point to his unusually large muscles. New England Journal of Medicine hide caption

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NPR's Robert Siegel talks with Dr. Elizabeth McNally talks about a study, published in today's New England Journal of Medicine, about a four-year-old boy born in Germany who was born with well-defined muscles. The child can lift seven-pound weights over his head.