A Skier Puts Her Chronic Disease In the LymeLight

In October 2009 freeskier Angeli VanLaanen was diagnosed with Lyme disease, 14 years after she first contracted the illness. As a result of the late diagnosis, the 26-year-old former X-Games competitior has had a number of health issues. Now, she's working to make a documentary called LymeLight to help raise awareness about the disease, in hopes that others can spot it sooner.

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