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MS takes away court reporter's ability to write

Dick Kennedy was a court reporter who suddenly discovered he couldn't write.

"It was back in 1991 and one day, my right side started to cramp, kind of like a Charlie Horse," he remembered. "I had trouble with my left leg as well. It disabled me for four to five days."

There was also pain associated with both exacerbations and bad headaches. All that forced Kennedy to seek out a neurologist who ultimately in 1997 made the diagnosis of relapsing, remitting multiple sclerosis.

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April 25, 2005 in people | Permalink