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Bruce Reid riding his bike.

50 states of Bike MS

Summer 2015

Bruce Reid first rode in Bike MS for the athletic challenge it offered. But then he discovered a much more powerful reason to keep going.

David Osmond playing guitar.

The power of song

Summer 2015

David Osmond’s music sounds the right note for many people living with MS.

Bernadine Harris (far right with blue bag) is joined by her team at the Dover Walk MS event in April 2014. She became involved with Walk MS after her daughter Khalidah (shown behind man with white hat) was diagnosed. Photo courtesy of Bernadine Harris

Creating community

Spring 2015

Walk MS is a testament to the power of community.

Anna Whetstone at Muckfest.

Society Scholars: Where are they now?

Spring 2015

National Multiple Sclerosis Society scholarships have a lasting impact on the MS community.

Photo of Jeep participating in Crawl 4 the Cure.

Off-road adventures raise spirits, awareness

Winter 2014-15

Jeeps, pig roasts and prizes bring hundreds of people into the movement each year.

Photo of a person stepping over a rocky gap, illustrating fearlessness.

Becoming fearless

Winter 2014-15

One woman finds that the more she gives to MS awareness and research, the more hope she has for the future.

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Jack Osbourne: MS is the new reality

Fall 2014

Meet Jack Osbourne, reality star, son of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne and a young man living with MS.

Dani Bock, Libby Claeys and Melissa Dittberner get ready to roll in Dallas, the day before the start of the Sk8 the State for MS event this past March. Photo courtesy of Libby Claeys.

Rolling with MS

Fall 2014

A roller derby group called Sk8 the State for MS brings a certain ferocity—and an unwillingness to give up helping end MS—to its annual fundraiser.

Marleigh Brown, center, has been participating in Bike MS events since she was diagnosed in 2009.  I Ride with MS was an additional opportunity to spread awareness about MS, she says. Photo courtesy of Marleigh Brown

Biking with MS

Summer 2014

Want to ride in Bike MS but concerned about MS symptoms getting in the way? Anyone can participate in the newly expanded I Ride with MS program.

Filmmaker Jason DaSilva met his wife, Alice, at an MS support group. She eventually became DaSilva’s collaborator on his documentary, “When I Walk.” They married in 2010 and have a 1-year-old son, Jase.  Photo by Michael Varhol

Reel life with MS

Summer 2014

Young filmmaker Jason DaSilva was recently diagnosed with MS. He turned the camera on himself to show what life is like with the disease.

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