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Photographer and filmmaker Rick Gershon, a Reportage contributor, teamed up with the New York Times to tell the story of Margaret Lavigne and Chris Plum, both with muscular dystrophy, whose lives took an unexpected turn when they met at the Hospital for Special Care in New Britain, Conn.

Also read the accompanying article by NYT’s Gina Kolata: “At These Hospitals, Recovery is Rare, but Comfort Is Not.”