Genetic Linkage. Why That's Such a Rarity February 2, Tags: Rett syndrome , Richard Engel. The Today Show recently reported the sad story of Henry Engel—the toddler son of correspondent Richard Engel and his wife Mary Forrest who was diagnosed a few months ago with Rett syndrome.
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When Richard Engel was 13, traveling abroad with his parents, he dreamed of becoming a reporter. He did grow up to become a reporter — he is the chief foreign correspondent for NBC — but would spend much of his year award-winning career not in glamorous Paris, but in war zones in the Middle East. The result is a book that gives readers a brisk but wide-angled understanding of the calamities that have unfurled there over the last two decades — most notably, the still unspooling consequences of the United States invasion of Iraq, and the sad trajectories of revolutions in Egypt, Libya and Syria, which began in hope and have snowballed into fiasco. Countless articles and books, of course, have chronicled these same events — with a narrower focus and more detail — but for readers looking for an astute, fast-paced overview, this book is a great explainer. Along the way, Mr.