'USA Today': Son of Ben Bradlee and Sally Quinn Brings Little-Known Syndrome Into Focus

By: E&P staff The son of 'Washington Post' reporter Sally Quinn and former executive editor Ben Bradlee has helped bring a rare genetic disease to light, USA Today reveals.

While growing up, it seemed that Quinn Bradlee was always sick: his ailments included a hole in his heart, epilepsy, dyslexia and a weak immune system that left him chronically sick. His parents weren't sure what was wrong with him and were never sure what would creep up next.

After a long journey with doctors, the younger Bradlee was finally diagnosed as teenager with velo-cardio-facial syndrome, a genetic condition. Bradlee, now 25, plans to debut a documentary he helped make about the condition.

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