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An Update on Bev from her Girlfriends

An Update on Bev from her Girlfriends

Several of us have been visiting Bev over the recent weeks and wanted to share our observations with you. First of all, she's such a trooper and...

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What is Huntington’s Disease?

Huntington’s Disease is a degenerative brain disease

that strikes in mid-life, usually between the ages of

30-40. People lose their ability to walk, talk, and even

feed themselves. Even though people may live for

10-20 years with this disease, their quality of life is

taken from them.

Who is Bev Hartig?

In 1998, about one year after getting married, Bev

received a paralyzing phone call that her birth father

had been diagnosed with HD. This meant every

sibling had a 50% chance of inheriting this disease.

She found out that she also carried the gene and

would suffer the same tragic fate.