There is no cure for Duschenne muscular dystrophy. Patients' life expectancy is usually 20 to 30 years. Symptons commonly begin between ages three and five, and boy boys are affected much more than girls.
As the saying goes, "freedom isn't free," and for America's veterans, they know the cost first-hand. This is especially true for our oldest veterans, many of whom have lost much of their freedom as old age has crept upon them.