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  Testing saliva for genetic makeup

From bullies to dreams, disabled teens describe life with rare syndrome

  Teens and young adults describe living with Williams Syndrome, a genetic disorder

Racing for a cure

  NBC’s Lee Cowan heads to Mazda's Laguna Seca Raceway, where an 11-year-old boy is inspiring drivers to raise awareness for neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes benign tumors to grow along nerves.

Suffering son honored by parents

  A rare genetic disorder may be robbing 12-year-old Adam Recke of his abilities, but not his passion for sports. He is honored with a special performance of the song “You'll Persevere,” sung by Kerry Butler.

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  Football couple strengthens marriage after son’s death

Hall of Fame quarterback Jim Kelly and his wife Jill discuss the loss of their son, Hunter, to a rare genetic disorder and how the devastating ordeal affected their family and marriage as described in their book “Without a Word.”

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