The girl who fought epilepsy with music

by Giacomo Alfiero - 2016.04.08
The girl who fought epilepsy with music
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She's only 11 years old but she suffers from 40 epileptic seizures a day. And she's also about to release her first album, Because I can. Amber Mackenzie is a young American girl who has fought her illness through music. She has suffered from serious convulsions ever since she was just six months old – but she has always loved singing so much that when she's on stage, her body 'forgets' about her extremely aggressive disease. “As long as she's got a microphone in her hand, Amber is fine,” says her mother, Teresa. She is convinced that her daughter's story can raise awareness about this problem that affects 60 million people worldwide.

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