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Ricky Tsang

Born in Hong Kong and raised in Canada for the majority of his childhood, author Ricky Tsang came into the world on May 20, 1981. He was one of the oldest living individuals with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, diagnosed following a muscle biopsy at the Hospital for Sick Children when he was six years old. He became wheelchair-bound by the age of nine.

Ricky passed away on August 17, 2016.