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Sheila Fitzgerald

Multiple sclerosis kept her in a scooter for 20 years, but Sheila Fitzgerald now walks on her own—with a little technological help.

For a deeper understanding of the technology that's changed her life, read her essay.

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  • Scott

    Washington DC 02/13/2012 10:47:47 AM

    This is wonderful news Sheila!!

  • Dr. Francine van den Borne

    Netherlands 02/13/2012 11:00:23 AM

    Beautiful, but what was the new intervention to achieve this positive result???

    The documentary does not elaborate on it....

    Thank you for your elaboration.

    Warm regards, Francine

  • Brian W. Simpson

    JHSPH 02/13/2012 11:09:29 AM

    For details about the technology that has helped Sheila Fitzgerald, please read her essay: http://magazine.jhsph.edu/2012/technology/stories/walk-with-me/page_1/ Best, Brian W. Simpson, Editor

  • Jon Gundersgaard

    Scotts Valley, CA 02/14/2012 04:49:11 PM

    I would like to hear about the technology.

  • steve high

    Lancaster, PA 03/04/2012 03:08:04 PM

    Thanks for sharing your story and congratulations on your achievements!

  • Jennifer Roberts

    USUHS 03/27/2013 05:44:24 PM

    Thanks for sharing your story Sheila. You were such an inspiration to me when I was diagnosed with MS during my second year at Hopkins. I am so glad to see that you are doing so well!

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