Elisa Seeger and her husband, Bobby Seeger, Jr. remember their son, Aidan, who died in 2012 from a genetic disorder called adrenoleukodystrophy, or ALD. He is the inspiration behind “Aidan’s Law”, which requires mandatory newborn screening for ALD in the state of New York.
StoryCorps 368: Aidan's Law
Jud Etsy-Kendall, John White
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