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Must Read Letter from a First Time Voter Supporting Jon Tester
I am 18, and a senior at Hellgate High School in Missoula. I have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a genetically-inherited, muscular-degenerative disease that prevents my body from producing dystrophin, which nourishes muscles. Thus far, it has affected my legs, but will eventually affect my heart and lungs. Thanks, in large part, to the Muscular Dystrophy Care Act, and other legislative actions that boost awareness and funding for research, I am on a special steroid-based medication that slows the progression of the disease. There are also several studies and clinical trials underway that show a lot of potential and promise for more