People With Multiple Sclerosis

People with multiple sclerosis

  • 40 (producer)
    Noah Shebib, better known as 40, is a Canadian record producer and former actor from Toronto, Ontario. He is best known for his musical collaborations with Canadian rapper Drake. Shebib's style of production, which is often down-tempo and ambient, has become heavily associated with Drake's music.
  • 40 (record producer)
    Noah James Shebib, better known as 40, is a Canadian record producer and former child actor from Toronto, Ontario. He is best known for his musical collaborations with Canadian rapper Drake.
  • Aaron Solowoniuk Aaron Solowoniuk
    Aaron Solowoniuk, is the drummer for the Canadian band Billy Talent.
  • Alan Osmond Alan Osmond
    Alan Ralph Osmond is a member of the family musical group The Osmonds.
  • Alison Peebles
    Alison Peebles is an award-winning Scottish actress, director, and writer in theatre, film, and television. She is a co-founder of Communicado, a multiple award-winning Scottish theater company.
  • Andrew White (priest)
    Andrew Paul Bartholemew White was the vicar of St George's Church, Baghdad, the only Anglican church in Iraq, until his departure, ordered in November 2014 by the Archbishop of Canterbury due to security concerns.
  • Anne Dunham
    Anne Patricia Dunham OBE is a British Para-equestrian who has competed in the Paralympic Games.
  • Anne Holtsmark
    Anne Elisabeth Holtsmark was a Norwegian philologist.
  • Annette Funicello Annette Funicello
    Annette Joanne Funicello was an American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular Mouseketeers on the original Mickey Mouse Club.
  • Ann Romney Ann Romney
    Ann Lois Romney is the wife of American businessman and politician, Mitt Romney. From 2003 to 2007, Romney was First Lady of Massachusetts, while her husband served as Governor.
  • Anthony Milner
    Anthony Milner was a British composer, teacher and conductor.
  • Ateneh Faghih Nasiri
    Ateneh Faghih Nasiri is an Iranian actress. She is best known for playing the title role in the tv series, "Khaleh Sara" and her portrayal of Leili in the popular TV show, Khaneye Sabz.
  • Barbara Jordan Barbara Jordan
    Barbara Charline Jordan was an American lawyer, educator and politician who was a leader of the Civil Rights Movement.
  • Behnaz Jafari Behnaz Jafari
    Behnaz Jafari is an Iranian actress.
  • Benjamin Cohen (journalist)
    Benjamin Cohen is a British journalist and the founder of PinkNews.com, an LGBT news site. He became known for his dot.com enterprises as a teenager and for a dispute with Apple computers over the domain itunes.co.uk.
  • Betty Cuthbert Betty Cuthbert
    Elizabeth Alyse Cuthbert, AM, MBE was an Australian athlete and a fourfold Olympic champion. She was nicknamed Australia's "Golden Girl".
  • Bill Bradbury Bill Bradbury
    Bill Bradbury is an American politician from the US state of Oregon. A native of Illinois, he grew up in Chicago and Pennsylvania before moving to the West Coast where he worked in broadcast journalism before running for public office.
  • Bobby Paunetto
    Bobby "Vince" Paunetto was a vibraphonist and composer associated to Latin jazz and salsa. He did not start on vibraphone until age 17, but went on to befriend Cal Tjader and study at the Berklee College of Music from 1969 to 1973.
  • Carol Cooke Carol Cooke
    Carol Lynn Cooke, is a Canadian-born Australian cyclist, swimmer and rower. A keen swimmer, she was part of the Canadian national swimming team and was hoping to be selected for the 1980 Moscow Olympics before her country boycotted the games.
  • Caroline Wyatt
    Caroline Wyatt is an Australian-born English journalist.
  • Clay Walker Clay Walker
    Ernest Clayton Walker, Jr. is an American country music artist. He made his debut in 1993 with the single "What's It to You", which reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks chart, as did its follow-up, 1994's "Live Until I Die".
  • Clifford T. Ward
    Clifford Thomas Ward was an English singer-songwriter, best known for his career as a solo artist.
  • Colin Pillinger Colin Pillinger
    Colin Trevor Pillinger, was an English planetary scientist.
  • Courtney Taylor (gridiron football)
    Courtney Taylor is a gridiron football wide receiver for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League.. He was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the sixth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He played college football at Auburn.
  • Cristina Gutierrez
    Maria Cristina Gutierrez was an American criminal defense attorney who represented several high profile defendants in the 1990s and the first Hispanic woman to be counsel of record in a case before the Supreme Court of the United States.
  • Cyprián Majerník
    Cyprián Majerník was a Slovak painter who worked in Prague; associated with the "Generation of 1909".
  • Danny Wallace (footballer)
    David Lloyd "Danny" Wallace is an English former footballer who played for Southampton, Manchester United, Millwall, Birmingham City and Wycombe Wanderers. He won one full cap for England. His football career was ended prematurely by the effects of multiple sclerosis.
  • David Barnes (sailor)
    David John Barnes is a New Zealand former America's Cup sailor.
  • David Humm
    David Henry Humm is a former professional football player, a quarterback in the NFL from 1975–84 for the Oakland Raiders, Buffalo Bills, Baltimore Colts, and Los Angeles Raiders. He played college football at the University of Nebraska.
  • David Lander
    David Leonard Lander is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, composer, musician, and baseball scout. He has also worked as the Goodwill Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. He is best known for his portrayal of Squiggy on the sitcom Laverne & Shirley.
  • David Maclean
    David John Maclean, Baron Blencathra, PC is a Conservative Party life peer. He was the Member of Parliament for Penrith and The Border from 1983 to 2010.
  • Debbie Purdy
    Debbie Purdy was a British music journalist and political activist from Bradford, West Yorkshire, with primary progressive multiple sclerosis, notable for her challenge to the law in England and Wales as relates to assisted suicide.
  • Deborah Grabien Deborah Grabien
    Deborah Grabien is an American novelist and essayist. Her works cross several genres, including murder mysteries, supernatural thrillers, utopian fantasies, etc. Her novel Plainsong is a religious fantasy featuring the Wandering Jew and a female Messiah.
  • Denise Peterson-Rafuse Denise Peterson-Rafuse
    Denise J. Peterson-Rafuse is a Canadian politician, who represented the electoral district of Chester-St. Margaret's in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly from 2009-2017 as a member of the Nova Scotia New Democratic Party.
  • Donna Fargo Donna Fargo
    Donna Fargo is an American country singer-songwriter, who is best known for a series of Top 10 country hits in the 1970s. These include "The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA" and "Funny Face," both which became crossover pop hits in 1972.
  • Duke Pearson
    Columbus Calvin "Duke" Pearson, Jr was an American jazz pianist and composer. Allmusic describes him as having a "big part in shaping the Blue Note label's hard bop direction in the 1960s as a record producer."
  • Ed Hannigan Ed Hannigan
    Ed Hannigan is an American comics artist, writer, and editor for both Marvel Comics and DC Comics.
  • Egon Zimmermann
    Egon Zimmermann, often referred to as Egon Zimmermann II, is a former World Cup alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist from Austria. Zimmermann won the Olympic downhill at Patscherkofel in 1964 and won several medals on the professional tour in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
  • Elizabeth Esteve-Coll Elizabeth Esteve-Coll
    Dame Elizabeth Anne Loosemore Esteve-Coll is a British academic and former museum director and librarian.
  • Exene Cervenka Exene Cervenka
    Exene Cervenka is an American singer, artist, and poet, known for her work as a singer in the California punk rock band X.
  • Fiona Mactaggart Fiona Mactaggart
    Fiona Margaret Mactaggart is a British Labour Party politician and former primary school teacher. She was the Member of Parliament for Slough from the 1997 general election until she stood down at the 2017 general election.
  • Fleur Agema Fleur Agema
    Marie-Fleur Agema is a Dutch politician and former spatial designer. As a member of the Party for Freedom she has been an MP since 30 November 2006. She focuses on matters of caregiving.
  • George MacIntyre
    George Wallace MacIntyre was an American football player and coach. He served as the head coach at the University of Tennessee at Martin from 1975 to 1977 and at Vanderbilt University from 1979 to 1985, compiling a career college football record of 43–66–1.
  • George Roberts (trombonist)
    George Roberts was an American trombonist.
  • Gillian Mears
    Gillian Mears was an Australian short story writer and novelist.
  • Grant Krieger Grant Krieger
    Grant Wayne Krieger is a prominent Canadian cannabis rights advocate. Krieger openly admitted to using and selling marijuana from his home in Calgary, due to his own illness, multiple sclerosis, and various medical conditions of his customers.
  • Hal Ketchum Hal Ketchum
    Hal Michael Ketchum is an American country music artist. He has released 11 studio albums since 1986, including nine for the Curb and Asylum-Curb labels.
  • Ivaylo Yordanov
    Ivaylo Stoimenov Yordanov is a Bulgarian retired footballer. Known for his professional approach to the game, he played mainly as a striker.
  • Jack MacDuff
    John A. "Jack" MacDuff is an air traffic controller and curler.
  • Jack Osbourne Jack Osbourne
    Jack Joseph Osbourne is an English media personality with dual American and British citizenship. As the son of heavy metal singer Ozzy Osbourne, he starred on MTV's reality series The Osbournes, along with his father, mother Sharon, and sister Kelly.
  • Jamie-Lynn Sigler Jamie-Lynn Sigler
    Jamie-Lynn Sigler is an American actress and singer. She is best known for her role as Meadow Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos.
  • Janice Dean Janice Dean
    Janice Dean is a Canadian television meteorologist. She appears on the Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, and also substitutes for Fox News Live headline anchors when needed. She is known for her nickname, "Janice Dean, the Weather Machine", coined by Fox News Channel anchor Shepard Smith.
  • Jason DaSilva
    Jason DaSilva is a director, producer, writer and disability rights activist best known for the Emmy Award winning documentary, When I Walk.
  • Javier Artero
    Javier Artero López is a Spanish retired footballer who played as a midfielder.
  • Jeff Beal
    Jeff Beal is an American composer of music for film, television, recordings, and the concert hall. Highly regarded as a jazz instrumentalist and versatile composer, Beal's music often incorporates a synthesis of improvisatory and composed elements.
  • Jim Conway (musician) Jim Conway (musician)
    Jim Conway is an Australian harmonica player and with his brother, Mic Conway, was a co-founder of the 1970s humour, theatre and rock group, The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band.
  • Jim Sweeney (comedian) Jim Sweeney (comedian)
    Michael James Dominic Sweeney is an English actor and comedian, best known for his improvisation partnership with Steve Steen.
  • John Hicklenton John Hicklenton
    John Hicklenton, aka John Deadstock, was a British comics artist best known for his brutal, visceral work on flagship 2000 AD characters like Judge Dredd and Nemesis the Warlock during the eighties and nineties.
  • Jonathan Katz Jonathan Katz
    Jonathan Paul Katz is an American comedian, actor, and voice actor best known for his starring role in the animated sitcom Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist as Dr. Katz. He also is known for voicing Erik Robbins in the UPN/Adult Swim series Home Movies.
  • Josef Stiegler
    Josef "Pepi" Stiegler is a former alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist. He was a member of the Austrian national ski team during the late 1950s and early 1960s and was one of the world's premier racers.
  • Josh Harding Josh Harding
    Joshua Joel Harding is a Canadian former professional ice hockey goaltender. He previously played in the National Hockey League with the Minnesota Wild. He is one of the few goaltenders in the NHL to utilize the "full right" technique.
  • Julie Roberts Julie Roberts
    Julie Roberts is an American country music singer. Signed to Mercury Nashville in 2003, Roberts made her debut with the single "Break Down Here" in February 2004, a Top 20 hit on the Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks charts and the first track from her self-titled debut album.
  • Katie Umback
    Katie-Marie Umback is an Australian para-equestrian. She represented Australia at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
  • Kayla Montgomery
    Kayla Montgomery, a resident of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, is an award-winning long distance runner. Since her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis when she was 14, she has devoted herself to running, competing and setting new records.
  • Kelly Sutton
    Kelly Renae "Girl" Sutton is a former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver. Sutton started 54 races, mostly in her family-owned #02 Chevrolet Silverado, and was the only stock-car racer, male or female, known to race with multiple sclerosis before Trevor Bayne's diagnosis in 2013.
  • Kiaran McLaughlin Kiaran McLaughlin
    Kiaran P. McLaughlin is an American Thoroughbred racehorse trainer best known for training 2006 Horse of the Year Invasor.
  • Lisa Papineau Lisa Papineau
    Lisa Papineau is a songwriter from New England who now resides in Paris, France. She is the songwriter and vocalist for Los Angeles band Big Sir, who have released three albums.
  • Lola Falana Lola Falana
    Loletha Elayne Falana, better known by her stage name Lola Falana, is an American singer, dancer, and actress.
  • Lucy Barfield
    Lucy Barfield was the godchild of C.S. Lewis. The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe is dedicated to Lucy, who also lent her name to the book's heroine, Lucy Pevensie.
  • Madeleine Strindberg
    Madeleine Strindberg is a German-born painter, winner of the 1998 Jerwood Painting Prize.
  • Madlyn Rhue Madlyn Rhue
    Madlyn Soloman Rhue was an American actress in film and television roles.
  • Malu Dreyer Malu Dreyer
    Maria Luise Anna "Malu" Dreyer is a German politician. Since 13 January 2013, she has served as Minister‐President of Rhineland-Palatinate. She is the first woman to hold this office.
  • Margaret E. Curran
    Margaret E. "Meg" Curran served as United States Attorney for Rhode Island from 1998 to 2003.
  • Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum
    Marilyn Leavitt-Imblum was an American cross-stitch embroidery designer known especially for her Victorian angel designs. Her designs were published under the business name Told in a Garden, with product divisions of Told in a Garden, Lavender and Lace, and Butternut Road.
  • Marjorie J. Vold
    Marjorie J. Vold was an American chemist. Her research focused on colloids, and was recognized with a Garvan-Olin Medal from the American Chemical Society in 1967.
  • Masta Ace Masta Ace
    Duval Clear, known better by his stage name Masta Ace, is an American rapper and record producer from Brownsville, Brooklyn. He appeared on the classic 1988 Juice Crew posse cut "The Symphony".
  • Michael Kamen Michael Kamen
    Michael Arnold Kamen was an American composer, orchestral arranger, orchestral conductor, songwriter, and session musician.
  • M. J. Hyland M. J. Hyland
    M.J. Hyland is an ex-lawyer and the author of three multi-award-winning novels: How the Light Gets In, Carry Me Down and This is How. Hyland is a lecturer in creative writing in the Centre for New Writing at the University of Manchester.
  • Montel Williams Montel Williams
    Montel Brian Anthony Williams is an American television personality, radio talk show host, and actor.
  • Neil Cavuto Neil Cavuto
    Neil Patrick Cavuto is an American television anchor, commentator and business journalist for Fox Broadcasting. He hosts three television programs: Your World with Neil Cavuto and Cavuto on Business, both on Fox News, and Cavuto: Coast to Coast on sister channel Fox Business Network.
  • Ole Anderson Ole Anderson
    Alan Robert Rogowski, better known by his ring name of Ole Anderson, is an American retired professional wrestler, referee and promoter. Part of the Anderson family, Anderson was a founding member of the influential stable The Four Horsemen.
  • Pavel Bělobrádek Pavel Bělobrádek
    Pavel Bělobrádek is the Leader of the Christian and Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party of the Czech Republic. He was an unknown at the time of his election in 2010.
  • Rachel Miner
    Rachel Anne Miner is an American actress.
  • Raymond Edward Johnson Raymond Edward Johnson
    Raymond Edward Johnson was an American radio and stage actor best remembered for his work on Inner Sanctum Mysteries.
  • Rebecca Huxtable
    Rebecca 'Beccy' Huxtable is a British radio personality and producer, best known for her work as an assistant producer and co-host of The Scott Mills Show with Scott Mills on BBC Radio 1.
  • Richard M. Cohen
    Richard Merrill Cohen is an American journalist, television producer, and author. He is a former senior producer for CBS News and CNN.
  • Richard Pryor Richard Pryor
    Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American stand-up comedian, actor, and social critic. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed colorful vulgarities and profanity, as well as racial epithets.
  • Rick Dodson
    Rick Dodson is a New Zealand sailor who has competed as the Summer Paralympics and in multiple America's Cups.
  • Rick Hardcastle
    Richard Lynn Hardcastle, known as Rick Hardcastle, is a businessman and rancher from Vernon, Texas, who is a Republican former member of the Texas House of Representatives from District 68 in the eastern South Plains.
  • Roger MacDougall
    Roger MacDougall was a Scottish playwright, screenwriter and director.
  • Ronald Takaki Ronald Takaki
    Ronald Toshiyuki Takaki was an American academic, historian, ethnographer and author. Born in Oahu, Hawaii, his work addresses stereotypes of Asian Americans, such as the model minority concept.
  • Ronnie Lane Ronnie Lane
    Ronald Frederick "Ronnie" Lane was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands: the Small Faces and subsequently the Faces. With Small Faces he was nicknamed "Plonk".
  • Roy Davis Jr.
    Roy Davis Jr. is an American musician from Chicago, Illinois, specialising in house music.
  • Rupert Doone
    Rupert Doone was a British dancer, choreographer, theatre director, and teacher in London.
  • Stanley Elkin Stanley Elkin
    Stanley Lawrence Elkin was an American novelist, short story writer, and essayist. His extravagant, satirical fiction revolves around American consumerism, popular culture, and male-female relationships.
  • Stanley Knowles Stanley Knowles
    Stanley Howard Knowles, was a Canadian parliamentarian. Knowles represented the riding of Winnipeg North Centre from 1942 to 1958 on behalf of the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation and again from 1962 to 1984 representing the CCF's successor, the New Democratic Party.
  • Sue Hobbs
    Susan "Sue" Hobbs is an Australian Paralympic athlete and wheelchair basketball player. Hobbs was the first woman to captain the Australian women's wheelchair basketball team and was inducted into Basketball Australia's Hall of Fame in 2013.
  • Sue Thomas (agent) Sue Thomas (agent)
    Sue Thomas is an American woman who became the first deaf person to work as an undercover specialist doing lip-reading of suspects for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Tamia Tamia
    Tamia is a Canadian singer-songwriter. She is best known for her first Top 40 hit on the R&B charts "You Put a Move on My Heart", her 2001 hit "Stranger in My House", Fabolous' 2003 hit "Into You", sleeper hit "Officially Missing You", her 2006 hit "Me", and her 2012 hit "Beautiful Surprise".
  • Taylor MH Taylor MH
    Mike Taylor, also known by the alias Taylor MH, is an English athlete, public speaker, and author from Stourbridge, England. After being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of 26, he became the first person with MS to successfully swim a relay of the English Channel in 1997.
  • Teri Garr Teri Garr
    Teri Ann Garr, known as Teri Garr, is an American actress of stage, television and film, singer, comedian, dancer, and voice artist.
  • Terry Wahls
    Terry Lynn Wahls is an Assistant Chief of Staff at Iowa City VA Health Care and clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa. She teaches internal medicine residents, sees patients in a traumatic brain injury clinic and conducts clinical trials.
  • Tim Ferguson Tim Ferguson
    Timothy Dorcen Langbene "Tim" Ferguson is an Australian comedian, film director, screenwriter, author and screenwriting teacher.
  • Tomoya Ito Tomoya Ito
    Tomoya Ito is a professional Japanese wheelchair Paralympic athlete from Suzuka, Mie, Japan, and a former entrepreneur.
  • Tony Mahoney
    Anthony Joseph Mahoney is an English retired professional football striker who appeared in the Football League for Fulham, Brentford and Crystal Palace. He later forged a career in non-league football, spending a decade with Canvey Island. Mahoney is the sixth-youngest-ever Fulham debutant.
  • Trevor Bayne Trevor Bayne
    Trevor Bayne is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 6 Ford Fusion for Roush Fenway Racing.
  • Victoria Williams Victoria Williams
    Victoria Williams is an American singer, songwriter and musician, originally from Shreveport, Louisiana, although she has resided in Southern California throughout her musical career.
  • Yury Tynyanov Yury Tynyanov
    Yury Nikolaevich Tynyanov was a Soviet writer, literary critic, translator, scholar and screenwriter. He was an authority on Pushkin and an important member of the Russian Formalist school.

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    Anastasia Papadopoulos exercises at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Anastasia Papadopoulos, 47, of Levittown, N.Y., who has multiple sclerosis and scoliosis, exercises her arms on a machine at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. during a class for people with multiple sclerosis on Friday, April 1, 2011.

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    Suzanne Welsh teaches a class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Suzanne Welsh, a certified personal trainer, leads a class for people with multiple sclerosis at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on Friday, April 1, 2011. From left to right: Rich Zagardo of Merrick, N.Y., Marie Erker of Wantagh, N.Y., Anastasia Papadopoulos of Levittown, N.Y. and Lorraine Murphy of Stewart Manor, N.Y.

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    Rich Zagardo catches a ball during an exercise class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Rich Zagardo, 60, of Merrick, N.Y., who has multiple sclerosis, catches a ball thrown by Sal DelGenio, a certified personal trainer, during an exercise class on Friday, April 1, 2011 for people with multiple sclerosis at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y., while Teresa Carrasquillo, of Hempstead, N.Y. looks on.

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    Mary Noon's birthday at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Robert Kagen, an adaptive physical education teacher and fitness trainer, sings "Happy Birthday" with others to Mary Noon, left, from Bellmore, N.Y., who turned 30, at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on March 28, 2011. "The trainers are great, patient and really nice," Noon said.

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    Suzanne Welsh and Anastasia Papadopoulos at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Suzanne Welsh, a certified personal trainer, helps Anastasia Papadopoulos, 47, of Levittown, N.Y. at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. during an exercise class for people with multiple sclerosis on Friday, April 1, 2011. Papadopoulos has multiple sclerosis and scoliosis and needs assistance strapping her legs down so she can pedal the bicycle. "Here, they pay attention to us and it’s a smaller setting," said Papadopoulos of HOPEFitness.

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    Chair exercises set up for a class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Chair exercises set up for a class with multiple sclerosis at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on Friday, April 1, 2011. Some clients, like Papadopoulos, remain in their electric scooters or wheel chairs to do these exercises.

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    Anastasia Papadopoulos exercises at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Anastasia Papadopoulos, 47, of Levittown, N.Y., who has multiple sclerosis and scoliosis, exercises while remaining in her electric scooter at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on Friday April 1, 2011. "At HOPEFitness, there’s plenty of room for me to get around," said Papadopoulos, who relies on her electric scooter and the help of HOPEFitness staff members to get her from machine to machine.

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    Kate Warner exercising at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Kate Warner of Port Washington, N.Y., who has Down syndrome, exercises at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on March 28, 2011. "I like [HOPEFitness] because I like to be strong and healthy," Warner said.

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    Anastasia Papadopoulos at home in Levittown, N.Y.

    Anastasia Papadopoulos, 47, who has multiple sclerosis and scoliosis, does paperwork at home in Levittown, N.Y. for a multiple sclerosis support group she runs in Wantagh, N.Y. on March 28, 2011.

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    Robert Kagen teaching a class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Robert Kagen, an adaptive physical education teacher and fitness trainer, teaches an exercise class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on March 28, 2011. "It’s very comfortable and it’s a safe atmosphere for [our clients]," Kagen said of HOPEFitness.

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    Suzanne Welsh helps Brian Pollack with the Bowflex machine at his home in Merrick, N.Y.

    Suzanne Welsh, a certified personal trainer at HOPEFitness, assists Brian Pollack, 20, who has high-functioning autism and attention deficit disorder, on the Bowflex machine at his home in Merrick, N.Y. on March 18, 2011. Welsh travels to Pollack's home once a week to help him exercise.

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    "Hope" in Chinese

    A decoration at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. that says "hope" in Chinese.

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    Brian and Kiki

    Brian Pollack, 20, of Merrick, N.Y., who has high-functioning autism and attention deficit disorder, plays with his dog Kiki at home on Monday, March 7, 2011.

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    Dr. Lauren Krupp in her office at Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, N.Y.

    Dr. Lauren Krupp, a neurologist who treats people with multiple sclerosis, in her office at Stony Brook University Medical Center in Stony Brook, N.Y. on April 6, 2011. "Exercise enhances motor function and when people have an attack from MS, where they become weak, the simplest way to get them back on their feet again or back using their limbs again is through exercise," Dr. Krupp said.

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    Robert Kagen teaches a class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Robert Kagen, an adaptive physical education teacher and fitness trainer, leads an exercise class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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    Sal DelGenio tosses a ball around during an exercise class at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Sal DelGenio, a certified personal trainer, tosses a ball to Lorraine Murphy of Stewart Manor, N.Y. while she pedals a bicycle with others at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. during a class for people with multiple sclerosis on Friday, April 1, 2011.

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    Suzanne Welsh and Brian Pollack

    Suzanne Welsh, a certified personal trainer at HOPEFitness, and Brian Pollack, 20, who has high-functioning autism and attention deficit disorder, at Pollack's home in Merrick, N.Y. on March 18, 2011. Welsh travels to Pollack's home once a week to help him exercise. "She’s just a great person to workout with because she helped me through a lot of the workouts that I thought that I couldn’t get done," Pollack said.

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    Anastasia Papadopoulos at home in Levittown, N.Y.

    Anastasia Papadopoulos, 47, who has multiple sclerosis and scoliosis rides an electric scooter, her primary way of getting around, in her living room in Levittown, N.Y. on March 28, 2011.

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    Lorraine Murphy at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Lorraine Murphy of Stewart Manor, N.Y., who has multiple sclerosis, participates in a group training session for people with multiple sclerosis at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on April 1, 2011.

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    Exercise machines at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y.

    Exercise bikes and elliptical machines at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore, N.Y. on March 28, 2011. There are a total of 11 bikes and two elliptical machines at HOPEFitness in North Bellmore and 15 bikes, two ellipticals and a treadmill at HOPEFitness in Bohemia, N.Y.