Who said what: 4 powerful Parkinson’s quotes we loved this week

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Author: Parkinson's Life editorsPublished: 14 May 2015

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A weekly roundup of our favourite Parkinson’s related quotes, as selected by the Parkinson’s Life editorial team:

 

“The rope is representative of that battle, the need to hold on, to be fighting every day”

– Michael McCastle, US Navy officer who is rope-climbing the height of Everest after losing his father to Parkinson’s

 

“I will meet this challenge with the same determination and unwavering intensity that I have displayed in all of my endeavours in life”

– Kirk Gibson, former baseball player on his diagnosis

 

“With Parkinson’s, sometimes you wake up and think: ‘Why the f*** did they pick me?’ But, you know, that’s part of life”

– Freddie Roach, trainer of boxer Manny Paquiao

 

“The amount of new knowledge in the field of Parkinson’s disease gained in the past five years exceeds everything we knew from the previous 200 years”

– John Jurenko, healthcare research philanthropist who recently passed away after living with Parkinson’s


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