Roy Lee "Rocky" Dennis (December 4, 1961 – October 4, 1978) was an American boy afflicted with craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, an extremely rare, sclerotic bone disorder. The condition usually results in neurological disorders and death during childhood. His body was donated to UCLA Medical Center after he died.
Mar 11, 2013 ... Glendora, CA - A former teacher remembers Rocky Dennis, a horribly ... If the boy did not take his mask off when the bell rang, she knew what ...
Nov 15, 2006 ... Tullis died of an infection Saturday at Beverly Hospital in Montebello about a month after being injured in a motorcycle accident, ... Rocky Dennis, however, was 16 when he died in Covina in 1978. ... "She did a lot of things.
Mar 18, 1985 ... Rocky Dennis was born with craniodiaphyseal dysplasia, which distorted his face , .... Rocky did his part by taking baby-sitting jobs. ... “The year after he died,” Rusty says quietly, “I woke up in the middle of the night, and there ...
The poem that "Rocky" reads to "Rusty" was written by the real Rocky Dennis. ... He then said, "I'm so happy to see you, I heard you died". Cher says he was so ...
Biography · A teenager with a massive facial skull deformity and biker gang mother attempt to .... Rusty Dennis is the mother of Rocky, a seriously deformed but extremely intelligent and emotionally warm teenager. ... Rocky Dennis: You know, your always been big on telling me when my face doesn't matter, but, it does.
Jul 28, 2015 ... Roy L. "Rocky" Dennis suffered from a rare and fatal congenital disease called craniodiaphyseal dysplasia.