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The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research
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Dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease
Dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson's disease

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It's not too late -- make your tax-deductible gift to Parkinson's research by midnight! http://bit.ly/1R0QWqW
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We need your help to raise $50K in by midnight tomorrow to meet our match. Your gift will be matched dollar for dollar! https://www.michaeljfox.org/get-involved/donation2.php?pg=51&os_cid=gp-a30U0000000OW5Z&s_src=ag_os_social&s_subsrc=ag_os_social_match_12.29
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Tour de Fox concluded on September 12, having raised $1.87 million for Parkinson’s research. Michael J. Fox had this to say about this summer’s 14,000-mile fundraising feat: “Sam may be slightly nuts to have taken this on, but thanks to the thousands who came out to support his extreme undertaking this summer, we’re reminded that working together not only helps us share our strength and hope — it also brings us tangibly closer to the cure.”


Read more about what the Tour accomplished this summer: http://bit.ly/1KVxOse

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Sign the #DystoniaPetition and help make September Dystonia Awareness Month: http://1.usa.gov/1KzNuzS
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What advice do you have for couples after a Parkinson's diagnosis?

What do you think are the most common misconceptions about dystonia?

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Sam Fox (no relation to Michael) says: With the awesome @tarakaylor at the #top of Mt #Elbert. Kara was one of more than 50 people on the trail with #tourdefox in #Colorado yesterday. She climbs for her Dad, I climb for my Mom. We found common ground at the #summit

Tour de Fox is continuing west -- catch them near you! tourdefox.org

#tourdefox #summitselfie #hiking #climbing #inspiration #inspiring #socialgood
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Our guest blogger shares her experience applying for a handicapped parking permit, and the reactions she sometimes gets when she uses it. http://bit.ly/1DfdNto
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A common misconception outside the Parkinson's community is that tremor is the disease's only symptom. Test your knowledge, and see how your friends do, too. http://bit.ly/1MCl7Cr
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What advice do you have for maintaining your social life after a Parkinson's diagnosis?
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