When the Shawnee High School basketball team is down on the scoreboard, players know to throw the ball to Josh Borelli. Borelli is not only the team’s star player, but also the player most adept at overcoming adversity.
Borrelli, a senior at the Medford, N.J., school, has a condition called Mucha-Habermann, an extremely rare skin disorder that causes lesions to develop all over the body.
Borrelli developed the autoimmune disease out-of-the-blue in eighth grade.
“One day I woke up in the eighth grade and I had red lesions all over my body so I went to the doctors,” he told ABC News. “It was the first or second case he’s seen in his 40 year practice
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