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Since the inception of Jacob’s Ladder we have been very fortunate to have received tremendous support from our family, friends and the community. The media has also been an exceptional aid in bringing about awareness of Jacob’s Ladder and its mission to eradicate Canavan’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. Click on the links below for articles published in the past through the support of The Toronto Sun, The Toronto Star, Canadian Jewish News and more.

Jacob Schwartz is a six-year-old child with bright eyes and a dazzling smile. When you look at him, you can see what a beautiful young man he could grow up to be. But Jacob is not expected to grow up — because he suffers from a fatal and incurable genetic disease…. Read full story