Parkinson’s Threatened To Tear Michael J. Fox Down, But He Keeps On Getting Up

Few stars shined brighter in the 80’s than Michael J Fox, and when the ’90s rolled around, he was still one of the top names in show biz.
But in 1991, after a night of heavy drinking, Fox noticed a tremor developing in his right pinky, an early symptom symptom of Parkinson’s Disease, a diagnosis that would change the course of his life.
Fox speaks to NPR’s Sacha Pfeiffer, about his new documentary “Still”, and how he found meaning in sharing his disease with the world.
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