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Kim Bertram – Some crazy bitch in Virginia

Michael Blake – Hollywood screenwriter, “Dances with Wolves”

Bill Bradbury – Secretary of State of Oregon

Clive Burr – Iron Maiden Drummer

Betty Cuthbert – Olympic Gold Medallist, Sprinting

Sir Augustus Frederic D’Este (1794-1848) – grandson of King George III of England

Michael R. Duval – Investment Banker and White House Lawyer Under Nixon and Ford

Donna Fargo – Country and western singer

Lola Folana – singer

Annette Funicello – singer, dancer, former Mouseketeer

Teri Garr – Actress (Young Frankenstein, Tootsie, Close Encounters and others)

Brenda Gildehaus – champion BMX bike rider

Marianne Gingrich – ex-wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich

William Hartnell – British actor (the first Doctor Who)

Joseph Hartzler – Chief prosecutor for the Oklahoma bombing case

Heinrich Heine – German poet (1797-1856)

Jimmy Heuga – Olympic skier

Lena Horne – Actress and singer

David Humm – NFL quarterback, Oakland Raiders

Jonathan Katz – Comedian

Hal Ketchum – Country & Western Singer

David “Squiggy” Lander – actor in the American TV show “Laverne & Shirley,”

Carl Laemmle, Jr. – film producer and son of the founder of Universal Studios

Ronnie Lane – musician with The Faces (Rod Stewart’s old band)

Lydwina of Schieden – Dutch patron Saint of Ice Skaters (1400AD)

Maureen Manley – Olympic Cyclist

Mary Mullarkey – Colorado State Supreme Court Chief Justice

Alan Osmond – Singer in Osmond Brothers

Richard Pryor – comedian and actor

Adam Riedy – US Speed Skater

Sharon Summerall – model (married to Don Henley (singer with The Eagles)

Clay Walker – Country and western singer

Danny Wallace – Soccer Player

Paul Wellstone – US Senator, Minnesota

Montel Williams – talk show host and actor

Wade Boggs’ (baseball player) sister

Gloria Estefan’s (singer) father

Tommy Hilfiger’s (designer) sister

Stone Phillips’ (Dateline NBC) wife

J K Rowling’s (author of the Harry Potter stories) mother

Adam Sandler’s (comedian/actor) Cousin

Daniel J. Travanti’s (actor) brother

Eddie Vedder’s (Pearl Jam) father

These people all have something in common.  They all have Multiple Sclerosis.  You can check out a very comprehensive list HERE.

This week is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week.  I am fully aware of MS on a daily basis.  Between the meds, the shots, the aches and pains and fears, I KNOW all I care to about it.

Here’s your chance to ask a question.  Is there something you’re curious about concerning MS?  Ask away!

This is also the kick off of my fund-raising & team recruiting efforts.  I’m doing two walks this year.  May 1 will be a 3.1 mile walk in Richmond, VA.  That’s my warm up.  It will jump-start my official “training” for the 3-day 50-mile Challenge Walk in Door County, WI in September.  You can make a difference.

You can donate to the Richmond Walk. (I’d like to get $125 for a T-shirt, but no minimum amount is required.)

You can join me for the Richmond Walk.

You can donate to the Door County Walk ($1500 minimum required).

You can join me for the Door County Walk.

I’d love your support.



Mom - Check! Multiple Sclerosis awareness fanatic - Check! Total Dork - Check!

6 thoughts on “Listmania!

  1. Wow thats stunning i wish you much luck. My sons girlfriends uncle is waiting for an expermental treatment in italy if they dont bring it to vancouver he will travel there but the idea is its reverses your symptoms ,have you heard about it if you want i could find out the information and pass it over.Were your ears burning sat night lol, i was finally telling my husband all about you and why i want to donate again and how you inspire me not to give up fighting my own fight ,he was sad but then i read a couple of blogs he thinks your really funny. Have a great week.

    1. Awwww, thanks Martha! People can never give up. Send me some info about what they’re doing in Italy. I’ve always wanted to go there. 🙂

      *waves at Martha’s husband*

      Thank you for commenting. As you can see, when I post anything about this subject, people pretend they don’t see it. XOXO

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