Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton Diagnosed With Parkinson’s Disease

Virginia Rep. Jennifer Wexton announced on World Parkinson’s Day on April 11 that she has been diagnosed with the disease but is “feeling good and staying strong.”
The 54-year-old took to Twitter to share a video revealing her diagnosis and the ways in which the disease has impacted her, but insisted she is doing well and urged people not to feel sorry for her.
“If there’s one thing that Democrats and Republicans can agree on, it’s that Parkinson’s disease sucks. Today, on World Parkinson’s Day, I’m here to tell you that I’ve come to learn this firsthand. And that’s because I’ve learned that I, too, have Parkinson’s, or what some people call PD for short,” said Wexton, a Democrat….

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