Jade Ventura has some adjusting to do as the daughter of new Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura. Still, that's nothing compared with what she's already overcome in her 15 years. Born with a rare form of epilepsy, Jade as an infant suffered hundreds of seizures which doctors thought might prove fatal, said her mother, Terry Ventura. Jade's seizures stopped when she was put on a regimen of vitamin B6, and all was well until she reached the age of nine months, when a routine shot triggered more seizures that led to permanent neurological damage. But "I tricked them," Jade said, referring to doctors' pessimistic views about her survival and ability to function. Despite her status as the governor's daughter, Jade isn't ready to give up some typical teen pastimes. Who's her favorite male star? "Leo," she told AP without hesitation. A poster of DiCaprio holds a place of honor on her bathroom door.
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