Huntington's disease: with 15 sufferers in her family, Rachael has spent her life spreading awareness

Bageshri Savyasachi
By Bageshri Savyasachi
Updated May 27 2022 - 7:17am, first published 7:00am
(L-R) Rachael Brooking with her brother Joshua Kelly. A Central West bus displays Huntington's disease awareness signage. Pictures: CONTRIBUTED

Rachael Brooking is open about the "terrible family disease" that has affected 15 of her own kin and why the illness has not received the attention it needs.

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Bageshri Savyasachi

Bageshri Savyasachi (she/her) is passionate about telling community stories and shining a light on issues that need attention. Previously, she was a journalist at Indian Link and 2SER community radio in Sydney. Email: bageshri.savyasachi@austcommunitymedia.com.au