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What famous people have Tourette syndrome?

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Tim Howard, Howard Hughes, Dan Ackroyd, Jim Eisenreich and Michael Wolff are famous people who have Tourette syndrome. An inherited neurological disorder, Tourette syndrome is characterized with at least one vocal tic and multiple physical tics. As of 2015, the cause of Tourette syndrome is yet to be discovered.

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An American soccer player, Tim Howard, plays as a goalkeeper for the United States national team and English Club Everton. Tim says that fighting and keeping Tourettes under control is a battle of will.

The famous aviation pioneer, billionaire and entrepreneur Howard Hughes is among the richest men in history, but he suffered from Tourette syndrome. He was known for being paranoid and disliked other people.

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