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MEET CATHERINE

"While Catherine experiences ongoing difficulty with mobility, balance, short-term memory and concentration, she forges forward with optimism.

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MEET KRYSTAL

"I sometimes struggle to find the words I want, it's like missing a sharpness that you're used to having. It can be frustrating at times," says Krystal. 

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MEET MELISSA

“When the GP told me that I had lesions in my CT scan, I went home stunned...” Ms Roche said.
 

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MEET MELANIE

Melanie says, “When I was diagnosed with MS, it wasn't a slow realisation that something was wrong, but instead I had quite a big relapse over five days.”

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MEET JAY

Jay was motivated to take part in the MS Mega Challenge in honour of his aunty, who lived with MS and has since passed away.
 

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MEET JENNIFER

"The Go for Gold Scholarship was a game-changer," Jennifer says.
 
 

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MEET KATE

“You are giving people with MS a very special gift” – Kate
 
 

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MEET KAREN

At the age of 48, Karen had to learn to live with the challenge of multiple sclerosis.
 
 

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MEET MILTON

“MS makes me sit down and actually reflect and look at my work – this is not something I’ve done until now,” Milton says.

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MEET PETER

Peter Hart and the Hart Accounting team have proven that personal and professional networks go a long way when it comes to fundraising success.

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MEET GRAHAM

"When I was diagnosed with MS 30 years ago, it was like being hit by a black cloud," says Graham
 

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MEET DALE

Dale has been participating in the Fitzroy MS Mega Swim for seven years with Jai, 15 years old.
 

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MEET STEVEN

Within a year, Steven’s health had deteriorated so badly he was forced to give up work. But he didn’t give up on life.
 

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MEET ISSY

“I was so shocked to learn that the average age of diagnosis of MS is around 30-years-of-age,” the 20-year-old said.
 

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