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New York / Mystery Illness #1014150

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Feb 05, 2012
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: T.J. Winick) The investigation into the mystery illness among teenage girls at a school in LeRoy, New York, examined; scenes shown of a public meeting between parents and school administrators; details given about the diagnosis of "conversion disorder." [Parent Renee ROBINSON†, LeRoy school supt. Kim COX†, DENT Neurologic Inst. Dr. Jennifer McVIGE† and Dr. Laszlo MECHTLER†, victim Marge FITZSIMMONS‡- comment on the illness.]

Muir, David;
Winick, T.J.

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