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'Quitting isn't an option'
Spencer Volden, 21, poses for a photo as he sits on the edge of the bed inside his parents house just west of Monroe. Since high school, Volden has struggled with a rare kidney disease that has knocked out the function of his two kidneys and a donated kidney from his aunt. (Times photo: Anthony Wahl)
Disease has plagued Spencer Volden since doctors diagnosed him at the age of 14 with Alport syndrome, a genetic kidney disorder that occurs in only one in 50,000 people.

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