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The sleep disorder you might not know you have - Alayna Vaughan

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A leather mask that clamps the mouth shut. A cannonball sewn into a soldier’s uniform. A machine that delivers sudden electrical pulses. These were all treatments for a problem that has haunted humanity for millennia: snoring. It might seem harmless, but snoring can be a sign of something more dangerous. So, what exactly causes snoring? Alayna Vaughan digs into the troublesome sleep disorder.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Alayna Vaughan
  • Director Rémi Cans, Boniato Studio
  • Narrator Pen-Pen Chen
  • Animator Andy Redwood
  • Composer Alain Girardot
  • Sound Designer Jean-Baptiste Montmartin
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Script Editor Alex Gendler
  • Editorial Producer Cella Wright
  • Fact-Checker Krystian Aparta

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