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Glenn, who has trouble recognizing faces, says he identifies people by their trappings and context.

When faces have no name

Genetic condition has people struggling to recognize others

By Carey Goldberg
Globe Staff / June 14, 2006

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New findings from researchers at Harvard and elsewhere suggest that a surprising number of people are face-blind, so bad at recognizing faces that they routinely snub acquaintances and have trouble following movie plots. In extreme cases, they may greet siblings as strangers and struggle to discern which child is theirs at school pick-up time. (Full article: 1188 words)

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