Houston-area brothers diagnosed with rare, deadly disease

February 25, 2014 8:42:19 AM PST
Carol Naquin of Humble, Texas, says her 18-year-old son Jonathan is a quiet kid who loves computers and video games. Her 16-year-old son Christopher, the outgoing one, loves dirt bikes, hunting, jet skiing and snowboarding.

As different as the two brothers are, Naquin said they share a rare, life-threatening disorder known as Alport Syndrome.

Naquin said their disease was discovered this past summer after years of missed chances. The first chance came even before the two brothers were born, Naquin recalled.

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