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Joe Smith rides on a swing with his daughter Rowan as his wife Andrea plays with her children Norah and Chase  at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Joe Smith rides on a swing with his daughter Rowan as his wife Andrea plays with her children Norah and Chase at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Joe Smith rides on a swing with his daughter Rowan as his wife Andrea plays with her children Norah and Chase at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt looks at a slide containing DNA at the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at  the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt looks at a slide containing DNA at the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt looks at a slide containing DNA at the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Joe Smith plays with his daughter Rowan at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014.    REUTERS/Jim Young

Joe Smith plays with his daughter Rowan at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Joe Smith plays with his daughter Rowan at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (R) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at  the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (R) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (R) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Joe Smith plays with his daughter Norah as his son Chase looks on at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014.   REUTERS/Jim Young

Joe Smith plays with his daughter Norah as his son Chase looks on at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Joe Smith plays with his daughter Norah as his son Chase looks on at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Andrea Smith holds her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Andrea Smith holds her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Andrea Smith holds her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Andrea Smith plays with her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014.   REUTERS/Jim Young

Andrea Smith plays with her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Andrea Smith plays with her daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Andrea Smith and her husband Joe play with their daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014.   REUTERS/Jim Young

Andrea Smith and her husband Joe play with their daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Andrea Smith and her husband Joe play with their daughter Norah at a playground in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Director of Human Molecular Genetics Center Dr. Howard Jacob is reflected in a monitor at  the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014.    REUTERS/Jim Young

Director of Human Molecular Genetics Center Dr. Howard Jacob is reflected in a monitor at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Director of Human Molecular Genetics Center Dr. Howard Jacob is reflected in a monitor at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt works in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at  the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014.  REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt works in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt works in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (L) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at  the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (L) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (L) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (R) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at  the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (R) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young

Molecular Genetics Technical Specialist Jaime Wendt (R) and Mike Tschannen work in the Human and Molecular Genetics Center Sequencing Core at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, May 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young
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