After a long battle with Rett Syndrome 'Henry' has finally died at his age of '6'

Rett Syndrome is a Neurological disorder which recovery chances are very less according to the doctors.

NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel announced the death of his 6-year-old son Henry on Thursday.

Engel shared a link to the Texas Children's Hospital website's memorial page.

'Rett Syndrome' is a genetic brain disorder for which there is no treatment or cure.

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, Rett syndrome can lead to hand paralysis, walking difficulties, seizures, slowed brain and head growth, and intellectual disability.

Henry, who was born on Sept. 29, 2015 had a mutation in his MECP2 gene.

MECP2 mutations cause Rett syndrome, a disorder that primarily affects girls after the age of one.

Engel went on to tell the touching story of his son's first words, "dada."

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