Georgia man turns to boxing to help ease Parkinson’s disease symptoms

December 12, 2014 2:08 PM

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Georgia man turns to boxing to help ease Parkinson’s disease symptoms

A 55-year-old tax lawyer turned novelist thought his future was out of his hands after he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease five years ago. It wasn’t until he and his wife tried boxing that he once again found himself in control and ready to combat the disease, for which there is no cure.

“I feel empowered. I just feel stronger,” Larry Kahn told MyFoxAtlanta.com. With his wife of 29 years Kahn has started a nonprofit called Parkinson’s Disease Gladiators. The group meets three times a week for non-contact boxing classes and workouts.

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