Victoria Gray, who has sickle cell disease, volunteered for one of the most anticipated medical experiments in decades: the first attempt to use the gene-editing technique CRISPR to treat a genetic disorder in the United States.
Kelly Kuhns's 2-year-old son Oliver was born with Down syndrome. She says that she was shocked when a prenatal test revealed a Trisomy 21 mutation. But, she says, "he's still a baby. He's still worthy of a life just like everybody else."