Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease

Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease

Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease

Saving Milly: Love, Politics, and Parkinson's Disease

Synopsis

A deeply moving, unflinchingly honest memoir by the renowned political journalist tells of his extraordinary relationship with his wife, Milly, and how her battle with Parkinson's Disease has transformed their lives. of photos.

Excerpt

The morning I testified before a Senate subcommittee in support of increased federal funding for Parkinson's research, Mort Kondracke did me the same great favor he is about to do for you: he introduced me to Milly.

I first met Mort just a week or so prior to the hearing. He had been among a small contingent from the Parkinson's Action Network who had flown to New York to prepare me for my testimony. When Joan Samuelson, PAN's founder, mentioned that Mort would be accompanying them, I was surprised and curious as to his connection to the cause.

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