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News - August 19, 2011

Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Alfred Bostic is free of seizures for first time in six decades

by Janelle Eastman

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years — until a single operation at Stanford exactly one year ago left him seizure-free for the first time since infancy.

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