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LAYTON — When Alyssa Holt was 12 years old, she returned home from girls’ camp in Heber Valley with an unwanted hitchhiker. Attached to her right hip was a tick, the size of a sesame...

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VIDEO: Utahns with Lyme disease frustrated by illness, lack of

LAYTON — When Alyssa Holt was 12 years old, she returned home from girls’ camp in Heber Valley with an unwanted hitchhiker. Attached to her right hip...