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Shane, who was diagnosed with anencephaly, a birth defect that causes part of the brain and skull to be missing, died shortly after he was born on October 9.
Glory Faye Vinci was born March 14, 2017 with anencephaly, a condition that prevents the brain from developing normally.
Investigators also looked into community concerns of pesticide exposure, but found no history of pesticide drift involving the chemicals most likely to influence anencephaly.
The Youngs learned in December that their second child had anencephaly, a rare birth defect that causes the frontal lobe of the brain to fail to develop.
Nearly five months ago, Young and his wife, Keri, found out that their unborn daughter had a rare birth defect called anencephaly, a condition in which the baby does not develop a vital part of the brain or top of the skull.
Almost all babies with anencephaly die shortly after birth, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
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