FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 20, 2014 PRESS RELEASE Contact: Liz Hodge [email protected] 202.457.0654 FBR Media Nominated for 2014 Emmy® Award “Rusty’s Story” is an FBR Media documentary about one family’s harrowing journey with Huntington’s disease and medicine’s decades-long search for a cure. WASHINGTON — FBR Media announced today “Rusty’s Story,” the first episode in the second season of

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