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Exploring the Acropol
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Despondent
cat
Athens seen from above
On the Way to Parker
The Blood Conjunctio
bamboo forest
Umbrella
Stamen
Into Illness. St. Vitus Dance.
Seagull number 35
Mono Lake From Mono Craters
Morning Light
Rock in the tide
Quadruplets
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Moving with the breeze
White petals with blue sky
Grass in the pond
streets of kyoto
On Guard
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Into Illness. St. Vitus Dance.

Emilio suffered a neurodegenerative genetic disorder that causes abnormal involuntary writhing movements called chorea. It affects muscle coordination and leads to cognitive decline and behavioral symptoms. Physical abilities are gradually impeded until coordinated movements becomes very difficult. There is no cure for this disease. In Spain this disease was formerly known as ‘St.Vitus Dance’ as their quick and constant movements of the feet or hands are compared to dancing. Emilio died a few months after taking this picture.

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Date Taken: 02.2013
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