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Seven-year-old Carson Miller (left), and his brother, 5-year-old Chase Miller (right), both have a degenerative brain disease called MEPAN syndrome. There are only 13 people in the world who have it. Courtesy of Andrew Ross-Perry hide caption

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Medical Detectives: The Last Hope For Families Coping With Rare Diseases

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Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey said he will not play in the Sun Bowl on Dec. 30, so he can focus on preparing for the NFL draft. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP hide caption

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Activists rally to call for the removal of Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky in San Francisco in June over his ruling in a sexual assault case. On Friday, the judge was transferred from criminal to civil court. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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Activists from UltraViolet, a national women's advocacy organization, hold a rally Friday in San Francisco before delivering more than 1 million signatures to the California Commission on Judicial Performance calling for the removal of Judge Aaron Persky from the bench. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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