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Clinical Trial Offers Only Treatment Option for Girl with Hepatitis B

Clinical Trial Offers Only Treatment Option for Girl with Hepatitis B

Source: On the Pulse

Renee Jones always wanted a little girl, so when the adoption agency called one day to tell Jones about Esmee and Willa, she was thrilled – two little girls instead of one! She filed the paperwork for adoption and waited patiently to hear back. “We were stunned when we received the call from the agency,” said Jones. “We felt so incredibly lucky.” But the adoption did not come without complications

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