Teen battling rare 'childhood Alzheimer's' gets the sweetest surprise

A student battling a rare disorder became his school's homecoming king after classmates voted him high school royalty. Since he was six-years-old, Adam Recke has suffered from Neimann-Pick Disease or "childhood Alzheimer's." The rare terminal disorder affects only 500 people around the world. Adam celebrated the beginning of his high school year being crowned homecoming king, smiling among friends and taking pictures among Freedom High School's royal court.

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