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Related to Distrophy: Duchenne dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, Corneal dystrophy
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Lindsay Gentry suffered from congenital myotonic distrophy, a hereditary affliction characterized by the wasting away of muscles, formation of cataracts, premature baldness and, frequently, mental deficiency.
Lewis stepped down this year as host of the annual Muscular Distrophy Labor Day telethon, while Ripken, who retired from baseball in 2001, holds the record for consecutive games played (2,130).
And a third brother, William, died aged 18 of muscular distrophy in 1968.
John Doonan, Co Clare, ran the marathon to help raise awareness of Muscular Distrophy Disorder - which killed his nephew Daniel.