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Denise Pederson and Mac

MS Awareness Week is March 8-14

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Denise Pederson wants to get the word out about Multiple Sclerosis.

MS Awareness Week is March 8-14 and Pederson, who has MS, said she enjoys sharing information about MS with her helper dog Mac by her side.


"It's is a disease that affects the nervous system," she said. "It's frustrating at times but it's not the end of the world."

She has been instrumental in starting a monthly MS support group in Park Rapids and now about six people regularly attend.

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Anna Erickson
Anna Erickson is editor of the Wadena Pioneer Journal.
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