Julia Vitarello checks on her daughter, Mila, who has a rare genetic condition, as Mila's doctor, Scott Demarest, sits beside her bed at Children’s Hospital Colorado. Mila is the first person in the world to receive a drug customized for just one person. (John Leyba, Special to The Colorado Sun)

This miracle drug was designed and manufactured for just one person — a 9-year-old Boulder girl

Mila’s medicine catapulted precision drugmaking into the future, cutting a path for other children with rare genetic diseases, her doctors say

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Announcement of Forrest Fenn’s found treasure doesn’t stop speculation

Forrest Fenn’s hidden treasure may have been discovered in early June, but that hasn’t stopped fortune hunters from speculating about where it was hidden

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Aurora police announce firing of officers who posed in photo near site of Elijah McClain’s fatal encounter

McClain, 23, died after the Aug. 24, 2019, encounter, which happened after someone called 911 to report a suspicious person

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Denver’s Black students are raising their voices to redesign the curriculum, ensure their history is taught

A student-led podcast launching on July 4th will highlight the experiences of Black Americans and call for a greater focus on the struggles they’ve already endured.