Local family feels vindicated by breakthrou­gh research

Editor’s note: Earlier this year, we reported on a Black Mountain family's experience after an unidentified source accused Lisa and Rodney Baldwin of medically neglecting Ryan, their only child (see "Home for the Holidays," Jan. 6, and "Home for Good?” Feb. 24 Xpress). Although he’d been diagnosed with chronic fatigue syndrome and declared medically disabled […]

Home for good?

Editor's note: Child-custody cases fall under a peculiar category of the law, with special restrictions meant to protect both the child and those charged with ensuring his/her welfare. Tracing Ryan’s history:Lisa Baldwin combs through the “medical library” she has compiled documenting her son Ryan’s illnesses. (Photos by Jonathan Welch) In January, we reported on an […]