L Like a growing number of teenagers in the US, Ethan Lindenberger was 18 years old, without receiving most of the government-recommended vaccines.
"God knows how I live," he wrote online platform Reddit in November, telling his mother that vaccines cause brain damage and autism.
On his 18th birthday, when he no longer demanded parental consent, Ethan made an important decision – he would challenge his mother and be vaccinated.
"I had done the research and believed I would do the best for myself," he said The Telegraph . "My mother was freaked out about the idea and was not fully supportive, she still believes that vaccines are wrong and dangerous, she did not change her mind when …