Eric was born completely normal and developed normally until he was 6 months old. When he was 6 months old, he received the DPT vaccine and within a few days he began to have seizures — up to 80 in 1 day! Other than the daily seizures, he developed normally until about 10 months of age — alert, learning to walk and talk, but the seizures took their toll. He is now 20 years old and the last time his father saw him smile was when he was 10 months old. Remembering his 1st birthday, Eric’s father wished the seizures would leave him alone — at least for that one day. His parents had to hold his head up as they blew out the candle. Eric had tests after tests done, and no answers were ever given until he was 8 years old. When he was 8, a doctor confirmed that his disability was due to a reaction to the vaccines he received when he was 6 months old. He is 20 years old today and is severely disabled and in need of continuous care and support. He is approximately the size of a 5 year old and only weighs 45 pounds.