David Vetter

David Vetter

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. David Phillip Vetter was a boy from Shenandoah, Texas, United States who suffered from a rare genetic disease now known as severe combined immune deficiency syndrome (SCID). Forced to live in a sterile environment, he became popular with the media as the boy in the plastic bubble. He spent most of his life inside a special bubble-like structure at Texas Children's Hospital. He died in 1984, at the age of 12, after a bone marrow transplant from his sister.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135833723
  • 9786135833720