The Town That Caught Tourette's

The remarkable story of a bizarre phenomenon which took place in the tiny town of Le Roy, New York. In October 2011, a handful of teenage girls from the same high school suddenly developed symptoms that looked like Tourette's syndrome; facial twitching, violent limb gestures and uncontrollable verbal outbursts. The epidemic strangely seemed to affect only teenage girls and resulted in panicked parents and theories coming in thick and fast. Within a few months, the stunned community watched up to 18 students get sick this documentary attempts to understand just what happened in Le Roy and why.

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