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A popular term for an older relative of one at risk for Huntington’s disease, who did not develop the disease

escapee

A popular term for older relatives of those at risk for Huntington's disease, who didn't develop the disease. See Huntington's disease.
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When Matt failed to comply, the Border Patrol agents shot and killed him, even though the escapee fired no shots of his own, the superintendent said.
He said the town recently got the reverse 911 call system, and he will be looking into how to update protocols for an escapee in the future.
Eventually after some days, the surviving escapees were rounded up and were returned to the compound, some of them being sent further west to Hay.
Collectively, prior studies have constructed a profile of the average prison escapee as: young (Campbell, Porporino and Wevrick, 1985), with a prior history of escape (Anson and Hartnett, 1983), more likely to be a man than a woman (Chard-Wierschem, 1995), and white rather than black (Cowles, 1981; Murphy, 1984; Haisted, 1985).
A former Wales Youth trialist saw the last escapee walking along a road at Glais and tackled him to the ground.
This colloquy between a little-girl figurine and a Grateful Dead-land escapee suggested the proximity of a younger and older sister, or manifestations of the same kid at different ages.
He had a haunted look in his eyes like that of a mental hospital escapee.
Kate Moreton, 20, from Trowbridge, Cardiff, is alleged to have accommodated the escapee at her home in Abergele Road after he escaped from Pontypool Young Offenders' Institution in September 2000.
In the quaint toy shop of "The Devil-Doll," Devil's Island escapee Paul Lavond (Lionel Barrymore) poses as a female shop proprietress and uses secrets of miniaturization to turn humans into elusive minions who inflict revenge on all who sent him to prison.
The escapee was serving a 25-year-sentence at the prison in St.
In a related incident, the Taraf daily reported on Wednesday that a prison escapee, who was killed by police officers in Diyarbakyr province on Dec.