Multimedia StoryTelling

By the students of MCJ300 at The University of Southern Mississippi

Masie Crow Part Two: Genetic Disorder, Prader-Willi

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Photojournalist Maisie Crow’s work is so captivating that I couldn’t just do one post about her.

This video story is about a young man with Prader-Willi Syndrome. It’s a very rare genetic disorder that I had never heard of before I saw this video.

It involves social and emotional problems as well as an insatiable appetite.

In the video his father recounts the trials of raising a special child. It’s a touching profile of their relationship.

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  1. Great example. The pictures really “tell” the story. Plus the pulsating voice over — hungry, hungry, hungry … food, food, food. That really has an impact. Made me hungry.

    bloggingmom67

    December 4, 2012 at 3:25 pm

  2. wow… That is a very brave, honest father. I know what it is like to live with the hunger of Prader-Willi Syndrome. A raw deal, yep. My daughter, too.

    vandemom2

    January 24, 2013 at 5:33 am


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