Friday, March 12, 2010

Did You Know That These Famous People Have/Had Crohns Disease?

Shannen Doherty, actress, has Crohn’s Disease. She has been battling the ailment for years. She will be on Dancing with the Stars this month.

Dwight D. Eisenhower, 34th president of the United States suffered from Crohn’s disease and underwent an emergency resection in 1956 while in office.

David Garrard, the Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease in March of 2004.

Mike McCready, lead guitarist of Pearl Jam was diagnosed with Crohn’s at the age of 21.

Rolando McClain, a college football player & NFL draft prospect recently revealed he has Crohn’s. Read about him here

Anastacia, the American born singer and song writer, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of 13. Anastacia has sold over 25 million albums worldwide.

Mary Ann Mobley, crowned Miss America in 1959, was diagnosed in her early 20’s with Crohn’s disease. She starred in sever films with Elvis Presley. She is also the co-chairwoman of the Celebrity Club of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

These are just a few. If you do a web search you will find many more.

Love, Laugh, and always know where the nearest bathroom is


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