Comments for: Portland teen overcomes rare disease, three spinal surgeries to reach graduation

Posted June 05, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.
Last modified June 05, 2012, at 8:09 p.m.

PORTLAND, Maine — When the doctor finally broke the news to Kelsey Foster that she was suffering from Scheuermann’s disease, she couldn’t have been happier. “For some people, when they hear they have a genetic degenerative disease, they’re probably crushed,” said Foster. “When I heard the name, I was ecstatic. …

CORRECTION:

An earlier version of this story contained an incorrect date. Kelsey Foster had her first surgery in September 2010, not September 2011.

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