Multiple Sclerosis: An Unintended Motivator for First Lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Deidre Hill Butler

  • Deidre Hill Butler


Former First Lady, Michelle Obama and I have a direct connection; we both have first-hand knowledge of a parent who battled multiple sclerosis (MS). This parent set examples of resilience on a daily basis through their constant striving to nurture and contribute to family and community. This essay highlights the struggle with MS as a motivator to our parenting style and avenues of our civic engagement.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deidre Hill Butler
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  1. 1.Union CollegeSchenectadyUSA

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