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Walk aims to fight debilitating disease
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Heather George was diagnosed with MS in 2007 after waking up with blindness in her left eye.
McMinnville resident Heather George knows the struggles that accompany a multiple sclerosis diagnosis.She wants to help others in a similar situation and that's why she started an annual Multiple Sclerosis Walk. The sixth annual walk is set for this coming Saturday, Nov. 4, at 9 a.m. at McMinnville Civic Center gym.George remembers when she was diagnosed with MS in 2007 after waking up with blindness in her left eye."I was 28 years old and had been told I had a debilitating disease," said George. "I spent the next eight days in the hospital with the doctors working to get my vision stabilized.