Rare Syndrome Turns British Woman Into 'Sleeping Beauty'

In the fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty is a princess sent into a 100-year slumber by an evil witch. A kiss from a handsome prince breaks the spell, and they live happily ever after. The present-day "Sleeping Beauty," as the media calls her, is a 17-year-old woman in Worthing, England, named Louisa Ball. Instead of the fairy tale's poisoned splinter, her curse began with flu-like symptoms two years ago. "Bad cold, temperature ... and from then on that's when I started to sleep," she said. She...Full Story
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