I raised four children. I have Tuberous Sclerosis. Three of my children were diagnosed with it also. One of my children was born in 1971 and died in 1989. In 1989 the doctors found a tumor at the base of her brain, they said about the size of a large lemon. They said it was a 50–50 chance between life and death. They got the tumor out, but they did not allow enough space in their openings for the shunts to drain, whatever was supposed to drain. On the third day, she went into a severe seizer and the opens where the shunts were shut them off, she died. Now the doctors tell us that at least three of my grandchildren have Tuberous Sclerosis also.