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Health

July 2, 2013

Big change: Helping others to being helped

Disabilities

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“It was very, very difficult for me to resign from my job,” she said. “And it still is difficult. That work was my passion in life.” Today, Addison doesn’t drive a car, and outside the home uses a wheelchair to get around.

She advised people recently diagnosed: “If you are young, your disability should be much easier (to cope with) than someone like me diagnosed late in life. When I was young, I didn’t participate in any treatment. If you are young and think you have MS, aggressively pursue a diagnosis and participate in treatment. There are many treatment options. Hopefully, you will never acquire the level of disability I have.”

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