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SMA Stories: How SMA Patients Eat Without Swallowing


Nora’s a sweet six-year-old girl who was born with type I spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

Watch a documentary about nine-year-old Philly and his journey with type II SMA.

When Nora isn’t playing Pirate Fairies with her mom and dad, she had to be fed via a stomach tube. In this Goodentree video, we see how Nora gets fed through the tube because she is unable to swallow.

Read about five experimental SMA therapies you might find interesting. 

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