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A brain that knows no fear
Impairment the result of a rare genetic disease
Fearless Woman Heal-1 WEB
An undated image of a brain scan provided by the University of Iowa Department of Neurology, shows MRI scans of patient SM's brain. The arrows point to the amygdala, the region of the brain which SM is missing, as shown by the vacant black holes underneath the arrows. - photo by AP Photo/University of Iowa Department of Neurology
NEW YORK - Meet SM, a 44-year-old woman who literally knows no fear. She's not afraid to handle snakes. She's not afraid of the "The Blair Witch Project," ''The Shining," or "Arachnophobia."
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