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.
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, traumatic amputations, stroke, multiple sclerosis, and pain. An elite center recognized as both Spinal Cord Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News as one of the nation’s top hospitals for rehabilitation. Shepherd Center treats thousands of patients annually with unmatched expertise and unwavering compassion to help them begin again.