When most think of their future, it doesn't include being diagnosed with a debilitating and life-shortening disease. But when it happened to one student from Spring Garden, he decided he wanted to spread the word about the disease, but also not let it get in the way of living life to the fullest.

21-year-old Liam Dougherty started playing the violin when he was 8 years old.

He continued into high school and even got to play in Budapest and Berlin.

"We got to play in some castles and palaces and that was really cool," Liam said.

But shortly after that, Liam had to give up playing.

"It was just so much of a struggle to play," Liam said.

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