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Family History of Ataxia

2016-0712 Bill Nye

You may think of him as television personality Bill Nye the Science Guy, but he is much more than your typical scientist. He is an educator, environmentalist, nutritionist, author, and a person whose family has a history of ataxia.

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Thanks to Bill Nye for sharing his story; CBS News for turning the interview with Bill Nye into a captivating video; Google for helping me find the video; and all the people who, directly or indirectly made it possible to include the picture, text, video, and links in this post.

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Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.