I’d never heard of Augusto Odone, the Italian economist who taught himself enough medicine to come up with a breakthrough treatment for his son Lorenzo’s illness. ALD is a rare and terrible illness, but thanks to Augusto, there is now a way to stave off the symptoms.
On Tuesday, 19th September 1989, UTA Flight 772 took off from Brazzaville (the People’s Republic of Congo) to Paris (France) via N’Djamena (Chad). Forty-six minutes later, a bomb on board exploded. Everyone aboard died.