Peter Donato

Peter Donato

Peter Donato, who was diagnosed with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome, or LDS, in fifth grade, shares his experience growing up with LDS, being involved in the community and the teen program at The Marfan Foundation, and its division, the Loeys-Dietz Syndrome Foundation, and adapting his love of sports to his life with LDS while maintaining his health. 

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