Lab 257, for many the birthplace of the U.S. Biological weapons program and for others, is an all-too-close proximity to Old Lyme, Conn. Old Lyme is the location of the first concentrated outbreak of Lyme disease in current times.
Life can be a comedy or tragedy. Lyme Loonies is a little bit of both. In the first cartoon book about Lyme disease, creator David Skidmore captures and illuminates the struggles faced by those with the illness. The silly, savvy, and witty cartoons are a way of expressing hope, humor and revolt at the tug-of-war which those affected with Lyme find themselves regarding all aspects of the illness.