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Nicole Jackson, a receptionist for Paul Bunyan Broadcasting, was diagnosed 12 years ago with MS. Now she's coordinating Bemidji's Walk MS event, an annual fundraiser to generate research dollars and promote awareness. Monte draper | Bemidji pioneer

Faces of MS: Event highlights debilitating disease, research efforts

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BEMIDJI - Nicole Jackson didn't pay much attention to the symptoms when they first appeared.

Instead, Jackson's focus was on raising her three children, ages 9 to 12, and tending to their busy lives.


Carson Stensland also found the effects gradual but debilitating, forcing him to leave his job as a group home administrator.

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Steve Wagner
Grand Forks Herald Editor Steve Wagner can be reached at 701.780.1104 and Prior to joining the Herald, Wagner worked at the Bemidji (Minn.) Pioneer and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead. He also previously worked at newspapers in the Twin Cities and Iowa.
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