MS can't dim Clay Walker's star power

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MS can't dim Clay Walker's star power

Postby MSUK » Wed May 18, 2011 11:56 pm


There's an old adage that cowboys don't cry.

They are said to have a tough interior that matches their rugged exterior.

For country music star Clay Walker, the cowboy in him was put to the test in 1996 when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

"I was visibly upset. I was shaken to the core - the world kind of started spinning. Literally, I felt like I was going to faint when they said it. It wasn't real. And it scared me to death," Walker said.

"I prayed a lot and then I really started searching out what MS was and trying to learn about it, because I didn't even know what it was. I thought it was muscular dystrophy. I didn't know.... Read More -
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Postby sou » Thu May 19, 2011 1:58 am

Finally, a third doctor prescribed him Copaxone, which Walker says has kept him in remission - minimal symptoms and no progression of the disease - for the past 13 years.

Shortest joke: "We may not be able to cure MS but we can manage its symptoms."
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