Both candidates in the race to be our next president have intimate connections with multiple sclerosis. Mitt Romney's wife, Ann was diagnosed with MS in the mid-90's and served on the board of a National MS Society chapter in Massachusetts. Barack Obama's father-in-law also lived with MS, and his wife Michelle has talked publicly about the impact that had on her life.
Now, we get a campaign video talking about the impact that MS had on the Romney family. Check it out here:
And for some good perspectives within the MS community on the overall impact of the experiences, visit our friend Trevis Gleason's blog post on this topic.