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In August, 2017, Ivan Yeo was told he had Kennedy's disease, a rare muscular degeneration disorder.
In August, 2017, Ivan Yeo was told he had Kennedy's disease, a rare muscular degeneration disorder. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

SINGAPORE - It was news that would knock the wind out of anyone's sails but especially brutal for a go-getting 27-year-old.

In August, 2017, Ivan Yeo was told he had Kennedy's disease, a rare muscular degeneration disorder that causes, among other things, progressive weakening and wasting of the limb and facial muscles.

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