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Showing character despite the adversity of multiple sclerosis

Like severe arthritis and chronic back pain, multiple sclerosis is a condition that is well known for its potential to cause disability. It is of course a progressive disease that tends to worsen more and more with the passage of time.

There are, however, sometimes surprising exceptions to the relentless restriction of movement that MS usually brings. In this post, we will discuss one such inspiring story. It is a story that can resonate with anyone responding to adversity, particularly those who are dealing with disabling conditions of any type.

It is the story of Trevor Bayne, a high-profile NASCAR driver who found out last summer that he has MS. This will inevitably influence his life in profound ways down the road. For now, however, he has will return to the NASCAR racing circuit.

The 22-year-old driver had been experiencing numbness in his arm, as well as such symptoms as vision problems, fatigue and nausea. At first, doctors thought he might have Lyme disease. But then he was diagnosed with MS.

Obviously that is a difficult diagnosis to get. But Trevor Bayne has not given up his competitive spirit. After all, he shot to fame two years ago as the youngest driver to ever win the Daytona 500.

Bayne is embracing the challenge of moving forward and coping with his newly diagnosed condition in a way that reflects his true character. His younger sister also has MS, and so he will not be without a close confidant on his journey.

And that journey, for now, will include more racing.

Source: USA Today, "Trevor Bayne has MS, but will continue to race in NASCAR," Nate Ryan, Nov. 12, 2013

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