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Electra88
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Parkinson's: 24 yrs
Hoehn-Yahr 3 Type: Parkinson's disease
Mouth/throat: mild
Arms: mild
Chest: mild
Legs: mild

Electra88

Female, 70 years
Gurley, AL

Primary condition
Parkinson's
Type
Parkinson's disease
First symptom
Diagnosis
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About Electra88

Retired from US Govt after 30 1/2 years. Married to Dan 38 years. Have 2 sons. Started singing since dx'd with PD. I am a poet; have written several poems about PD friends. Read poetry at www.acpsounds.org. Working with a composer to create songs from my poems. Have produced a CD for PD--Songs of Love and Hope. Alabama State Co-Coordinator for Parkinson Action Network, & now I am Senior Advisor for Newly Diagnosed patients. Board member of Parkinson Assoc of AL; member of local support group. Advocate for PD. Held successful fundraiser past 6 years. Mentor for young onset patients.

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Member since: Apr 10, 2007
Last Login Dec 31, 2009