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Monday, August 10, 2009

"Soon after his mother’s diagnosis, he learned that we had to play by the rules of MS"

Tommy Weeks: A selfless son helps mom hit by MS
Written by Karen E. Butler
Monday, 10 August 2009

Ten-year-old Tommy Weeks sat silently on the sofa next to his dad who gently explained to his young son that Mommy had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Not able to grasp fully the ramifications of such a diagnosis but discerning enough to understanding life would never be the same for his mother, the dark haired lad had just one question.

“Is MS contagious?” he whispered haltingly to his father.

Today Mr. Weeks is 18 years old and college-bound. He enters adulthood understanding full well the effects MS can have on a family. Growing up, his friends concentrated on pursuits and activities consistent with their maturity. Mr. Weeks, however, discovered early on what it means to be truly responsible, empathic and selfless.

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source: The Ridgefield Press


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