For Courteney Cox, the fight against the debilitating skin disease epidermolysis bullosa is a personal one.
“My friend’s son was born with EB,” the actress said.
“I’ve been a part of it since then. He’s 11 now. There is no cure for this disease. It’s just such a horrible thing.”
The condition, which usually strikes babies and children, causes painful skin blisters; there is little hope for those affected beyond the age of 30, reported People magazine.
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“You have no choice to feel for these kids,” said Cox, 51, who has an 11-year-old daughter, Coco.
“The disease is very rare so need to bring awareness.”