Robert and Trude mourned what they thought had been a lonely and isolated life for their disabled son. But when Mats died, they discovered that people all over Europe lit candles in his memory.
Mats would not live what they considered a “normal life”. He would die young and be taken away from them – without having set his mark on the world. They were so completely mistaken. If our DNA maps out our lives even before we are born, how can we choose who we want to be? Mats found a way and created himself anew.
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