Namesake of expanded testing for Pa. newborns dies of genetic disease

December 29, 2014 11:24 PM

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Namesake of expanded testing for Pa. newborns dies of genetic disease

Just two months after Gov. Tom Corbett signed "Hannah's Law" and two weeks before her second birthday, the Levittown girl the bill is named for has died.

Hannah Ginion was born with Krabbe disease, a rare genetic disorder that strips away the protective myelin coating from nerve cells.

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