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Louisa Ball: 15-Year-Old With "Sleeping Beauty Syndrome" Sleeps For Days At A Time (VIDEO)

First Posted: 04/07/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 11/17/11 09:02 AM ET

Louisa Ball is a normal 15-year-old girl in every way but one: She sleeps for days at a time and cannot be woken. Louisa suffers from Kleine-Levin Syndrome (aka Sleeping Beauty Sickness), a disease with no cure that clears up after 8-12 years of suffering from it. Her longest "nap" has lasted 13 days, and there's nothing doctors can do to stop it.


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