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Personal Connections to MS

Connect with others who lives are affected by multiple sclerosis, whether it be from living with MS, caring for a loved one, or supporting the MS cause.

Read personal stories of trials and triumphs, view artwork, share experiences, and know that you are not alone. And meet our National Ambassadors.

Jordan Sigalet
Providence Bruins Goalie

Richard Cohen & wife Meredith Vieira
Blindsided author Richard Cohen & wife Meredith Vieira talk about life with MS

Kelly Sutton
Racecar Driver

Jeffrey GingoldJeffrey Gingold, author and advocate regarding cognitive disability and MS

Lisa PeckTeam Biogen Idec Bike Captain Lisa Peck

Tamia & NBA star husband Grant Hill
R&B singer Tamia & NBA star husband Grant Hill

Susan Keith Susan Keith's writing efforts brought her 1st prize in a poetry contest with over 3,000 submissions

Supermodel Emme  |  Triple Crown Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin

J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter book series

Our National Ambassadors
Familiar Faces in the Fight Against MS

Teri Garr Actor Teri Garr, National Chair of WAMS
Clay Walker Country Music Star Clay Walker, Diagnosed with MS in 1996
Neil Cavuto Neil Cavuto, host of the No. 1 business news show on cable


David "Squiggy" Lander

David "Squiggy" Lander
Bill Pullman Actor, director, and producer Bill Pullman   Rain Pryor

Rain Pryor, writer, actor, and daughter of Richard Pryor

Martha Madison Days of Our Lives Star Martha Madison   Alessandra Ambrosio Supermodel Alessandra Ambrosio
Stacey Kramer Journalist Stacey Kramer   Annette Funicello Former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello
Jonathan Katz Actor Jonathan Katz   Zoe Koplowitz Zoe Koplowitz
"The World's Slowest Marathon Runner"
Jourdan Urbach

15 year old musical virtuoso, science prodigy, Jourdan Urbach

  William Fichtner Actor William Fichtner

David Baldacci  |  Sharon Baldacci
Jacquelyn Mitchard  |  Ellen Sue Stern  |  Jackie Waldman

  Express Youself  
Judith Wershil Bennet Judith
Wershil Bennet
Doug Burris
Painting Music
Kylie Bielenda Kylie Bielenda Amelia Davis Amelia Davis
Drawing Photography

We Can't Do It Without Them!

Gallery of Philanthropists
Meet the people who give and read their stories

MS Walk and MS Bike Ride Teams
Captains tell how they inspire hundreds and raise thousands

come face to face with multiple sclerosis

Visit FaceofMS.org
to share your story and become part of the
face of MS.

Cassie Langdon

Cassie Langdon
The Grandma Moses of Central Texas

Shemar Moore

Shemar Moore formed the Criminal Minds team to ride against MS.

Linda Storey

Linda Storey, raising funds and awareness for MS through music

Kaley Zeitouni Kaley Zeitouni, founder of YAMS (Youth Against MS)

Derek MeierDerek Meier, using punk rock to fight MS

Mary's World
"Mary's World", by Mary O'Driscoll

Let Me Tell You...

about a long wrong road to diagnosis

about living with MS for 40 years

about my shots, Tennessee style

about men in hose

Dana Snyder-Grant about the women smiling back

Read more LMTY's in our InsideMS archives

MS on TV: The West Wing

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Connect with others whose lives are affected by MS

There are over 1,800 National MS Society-affiliated self-help groups across the nation representing people with MS, family members, and friends.

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Speedbumps: Flooring It Through Hollywood Speedbumps: Flooring It Through Hollywood
by Teri Garr

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Blindsided—Lifting a Life Above Illness: A Reluctant Memoir
by Richard Cohen
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The Breakdown Lane The Breakdown Lane*
by Jacquelyn Mitchard
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*A portion of the proceeds from this book will be donated to MS research.
Just like Life, Only More so and other stories of illness Just Like Life, Only More So and Other Stories of Illness
by Dana Snyder-Grant
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When the Road Turns When the Road Turns: Inspirational Stories By and About People With MS
edited by Margot Russell
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More biographies, essays, and inspirational stories

Last updated February 11, 2008