A Healing Memoir: The MS Warriors Battle Multiple Sclerosis

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Review by Deborah Wilbrink

While many memoirs serve as a vehicle of healing oneself, as the past is reviewed and considered, other memoirs are specifically intended to heal others. The MS Warriors, A Love Story is told by David A. Phillipy, a former prison chaplain, about his experiences battling multiple sclerosis as caregiver and spouse of Carol. His matter-of-fact tone belies the anguish David and Carol suffered as she progressed through this disease that attacks the nervous system and all that it connects. This couple began to battle back with an unusual weapon: strength training. Read more…