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Two Patients with Multiple Sclerosis Meet and Fall in Love at Shepherd Center

Dorothy and Winslow Jackson, who married on Valentine's Day, shared their experience with StoryCorps radio program.

Winslow Jackson met his wife, Dorothy, in 2006. He was divorced. She was widowed. And they both had multiple sclerosis.

While undergoing rehabilitation care at Shepherd Center, they connected. They fell in love and later married on Valentine's Day.

In an interview with the radio program StoryCorps, the couple remembered what drew them to each other. Listen to their story here.

Click here to download a PDF of a 2010 Shepherd Center magazine article on the Jacksons.

About Shepherd Center

Shepherd Center provides world-class clinical care, research, and family support for people experiencing the most complex conditions, including spinal cord and brain injuries, multi-trauma, multiple amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. Ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top 10 hospitals for rehabilitation and the best in the Southeast, Shepherd Center treats more than 850 inpatients and 7,600 outpatients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.