Richard Engel Claims Son’s Rare Neurological Disorder Has “Progressed.”


Richard and his wife were married in 2018. Mary ForrestDuring an appearance at the Onion, he and his wife opened up about their son’s condition. Today. The couple shared their story of how Henry was diagnosed. Richard explained to Richard that they had taken Henry to numerous doctors before they decided to run a complete genetic test.

“I called the doctor and he said, ‘We found something and It’s very, very severe and it’s lifelong, not treatable,”Richard later added, “It was the worst day of my life.”

Richard has also recalled better days since then.

In an essayRichard wrote TodayPublished in 2019, the NBC News chief correspondent for foreign affairs shared Henry’s call to Henry “Dada”For the first time.

“I finally got a ‘Dada,” he wrote. “It was a long time coming, which made it all the sweeter — an unexpected reward.”

Richard later added: “To parents with typically developing children, a little Dada may not seem like a big deal. But for me it was a validation, an acknowledgement that he’s in there, knows me, knows that his mother and I are forces for good in his life, and above all, that he loves us.”

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