Society / The Seen

Multiple Sclerosis Cannot Stop This Couple’s Love

A Double Lesson in Courage (and Determination)

BY // 03.24.17
photography Kim Coffman

What: National Multiple Sclerosis Society “On the Move” luncheon

Where: River Oaks Country Club

PC Moment: After their presentation on living life to its fullest, Jennifer and Dan Digmann, both with MS, received a standing ovation from the gathering of 400. Authors of Despite MS, to Spite MS, the Michigan couple met at a National MS Society conference in 2005, later married and became each other’s caregivers. The luncheon honored Emily Cove as Person On the Move, Southern Smoke for Company On the Move (accepted by chef and founder Chris Shepherd), and Marilyn Jaggard with the Above and Beyond Award. Applause, applause for chairs Ashley Cruse and Catie Ross for the event that raised $200,000 for multiple sclerosis research.

Who: Kay and Ned Holmes, Katie Brass, Franelle Rogers, Brian Ross, Luba Bigman, Sam Cruse, Stephanie Cockrell, Liz and Brian Dinerstein, Tama Klosek, Adrian and Rex Ross, and Marcia Smart.

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