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Each layer of this unusual family's history arrives via flickers of memory, and not all the layers are primly opaque: Rachel begins experiencing epilepsy's grand mal seizures.
Kayleigh McCagg, winner of the Rensselaer district competition in New York, vividly remembers the day 11 years ago when her twin brother suffered a grand mal seizure.
And there are heartrending stories, like Samina Ali’s beautifully wrought Labor of Love, which recounts her arduous journey to learn to walk and write again after suffering a grand mal seizure and brain damage while giving birth to her son.
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medical Definition of grand mal
- She estimates having had about 25 grand mals and 100 smaller-scale seizures since.
- —Cicero A. Estrella, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 Dec. 2001
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