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Loving the Water with MS

Loving the Water with MS

November 1, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

People affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) are drawn to the water since it’s there that they can move more freely than on land. Aquatic activities offer exercise possibilities in places such as Camp Hemlocks in Fairfield County, Connecticut, a year-round camp with special swim and boating programs for disabled persons.  Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune […]

A Mermaid in Another Life: Angela Madsen, Powerhouse

A Mermaid in Another Life: Angela Madsen, Powerhouse

April 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A botched spinal surgery in 1993 left Marine Corps veteran Angela Madsen without the use of her legs. She soon lost her job, her house in Long Beach, California, and her life savings. Madsen, a once-elite athlete, was left with a broken body and spirit.