Catherine Forsythe

Catherine Forsythe
know a bit about computer security, dogs, horses, skiing, medicine and making risotto. My nickname in real life/online is "Noggie" - I'm on Twitter, with the @dogreader account.

DECEMBER 29, 2011 2:15PM

I Will Miss Ben Breedlove

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I have watched a teenager on YouTube talk about a variety of topics. The young man was Ben Breedlove and he would range over a wide range of topics. For example, Ben would talk about 'how to ask a guy to a dance'. I also knew that, different from his healthy appearance on his YouTube site, Ben was very sick.

There was a cardiac problem, from infancy, called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The heart muscle thickens and struggles to function effectively. There may be chest pains and the ever-present danger of a cardiac emergency.

Just before Christmas, on December 18th (2011), Ben posted this video:
this is part two:
Ben Breedlove passed away on Christmas Day.
Catherine Forsythe 

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ben breedlove, youtube, heart

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