TITLE

What Are the Odds?

AUTHOR(S)
Brandli, Hank
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
PN;Jun2006, Vol. 60 Issue 6, p90
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), while rising to higher positions in the U.S. Air Force. After graduating from the Tufts University in Massachusetts, he was commissioned as Air Force second lieutenant in 1959. He was sent to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Massachusetts, by the Air Force to graduate. He started having very strange symptoms like numbness in parts of his legs and arms, abnormal leg reflexes, bowel problems, and sensations over his body. He was diagnosed with MS and was forced to retire in 1976. He was Air Force lieutenant colonel then.
ACCESSION #
20934642

 

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