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MS may cause Linda Gill to fall, but she always gets up


By Charles Hallman

Staff Writer

When doctors told her “around my birthday” in 2000 that she had multiple sclerosis (MS), Linda Gill asked a ton of questions. “’What is MS? Explain to me what is it?’ My kids thought I was going to die the next day,” recalls Gill. “I felt that way too when I first got it.”

After learning of her illness, “I think my hardest thing was how my friends and family would perceive me now,” continues Gill. Before she retired from her job, her unusual walking caused an unnecessary stir among coworkers: “I walked like I [was] drunk, and I [was] accused of [being drunk],” she recalls. Continue Reading →

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