Passion in Action: Connecticut Teen Brings Enthusiasm to the Muscle Walk

Thirteen-year-old Dana Parrott has a live unlimited motto, which she faithfully follows. “I may have muscular dystrophy,” she says. “But muscular dystrophy don’t have me!” In so doing, Dana is showing the world that her limits don’t define her. To every doubter and every “you can’t do that,” she says, “watch me.” Diagnosed with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy (LGMD) . . .

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Indiana Man ‘Muscle Walks’ for the Next Generation

Three-year-old Paxton is the tiny, grinning powerhouse that keeps his grandpa, Stuart Horton, going. His smile gets Stuart out of bed every morning and, even though it’s tough for the 53-year-old with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease to travel, it’s his grandson’s future that motivates Stuart to participate in MDA Muscle Walk this year. “It’s the simple things . . .

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Why I Walk: Hope for Harrison

MDA Muscle Walk is a life-changing event that strengthens families and communities. But it’s more than anotherfundraising walk. It’s a powerful experience that forges lifelong connections, celebrates families and the barriers they overcome and turns hope into answers. We will be featuring stories of MDA families and their dedication to Muscle Walk here on Strongly . . .

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Walk This Way

Editor’s Note: The following post was written by Dagmar Munn for her ALS and Wellness Blog. The original can be found here. MDA republishes blog posts about life with ALS from the perspective of those who know it intimately: people with ALS, their family and friends, researchers, advocates, therapists, policymakers and others. To become a contributor, email . . .

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