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Chris Hemsworth says he's taking a break from acting to spend time with family after facing his own mortality

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Thor star Chris Hemsworth is taking a break from acting after discovering he has a strong predisposition for Alzheimer's. While starring on the National Geographic series Limitless, Hemsworth discovered he had a rare gene which makes him eight to 10 times more likely to contract the disease. Only one in a thousand people are likely to have the same gene.
Published 2 months ago · Los Angeles, United States

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