"Kim is unique. Throughout her life she had built up a constellation of values and impulses - endurance, single-mindedness, self-reliance and opposition to authority - that all clicked in when she was confronted with her twin diagnoses. She was predisposed to win. Not everyone is. But as genetic information becomes cheaper, more accessible and more organised, that barrier may lower."
When Kim Goodsell discovered that she had two extremely rare genetic diseases, she taught herself genetics to help find out why.
Written by Ed Yong, read by Segun Akingbola and produced by Barry J Gibb
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