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Old 11-29-2012, 07:17 PM
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Does Senator Susan Collins have a speech impediment? If so, what is it?

Per the OP title, I am curious as to Sen. Collins' strange speech patterns. She speaks very, I don't know, slowly and rather haltingly; as if such an endeavor poses some difficulty for her. Does she suffer from any known speech impediment? Or any related cognitive issue/disorder that would explain it? Or is it just a quirk?
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:08 PM
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She has a form of spasmodic dysphonia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spasmodic_dysphonia
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Old 11-29-2012, 08:54 PM
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She has a form of spasmodic dysphonia.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spasmodic_dysphonia
Ahh! Thank you for the prompt reply.
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