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cerebral palsy


Premature, low birth weight babies have an increased risk of cerebral palsy.
  a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth
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  • Premature, low birth weight babies have an increased risk of cerebral palsy.
  • He’d gone to Notre Dame and married his girlfriend, who’d gone to Saint Mary’s down the road, and now they had four children of their own, three girls and finally a boy, though that boy had been born with cerebral palsy.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • She has cerebral palsy, Mrs. Brooks.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • We didn’t have polio, and we don’t have cerebral palsy.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event

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  • It was a myth you couldn’t function on opiates: shooting up was one thing but for someone like me —jumping at pigeons beating from the sidewalk, afflicted with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder practically to the point of spasticity and cerebral palsy—pills were the key to being not only competent, but high-functioning.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • Elsie Lacks cause of death (a) respiratory failure (b) epilepsy (c) cerebral palsy.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • My sister has cerebral palsy.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • Chris was the first person I had known who had cerebral palsy.
    Dave Pelzer  --  The Lost Boy
  • Mr. Bykovski’s daughter, Esther, had been in my class until she was diagnosed with cerebral palsy and had to go away to a special school.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • That first assignment had been a minor one, to submit a magazine ad campaign for United Cerebral Palsy.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo

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  • Beneath: BILLY HAS CEREBRAL PALSY.
    Stephen King  --  Cujo
  • As you all know, I have a son, Gunner, who was born with CP, cerebral palsy.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle
  • ’One outstanding member of the Spaulding team is Melody Brooks, an eleven-year-old who has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • To those who are genuinely concerned, I push a button to say, "I have spastic bilateral quadriplegia, also known as cerebral palsy.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
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