SPORTS

Parkinson's Causes His Body To Freeze Up. Only One Thing Gets Him Moving Again.

Boxing is a brutal sport. But brutality is needed when you’re facing an incurable disease.

I’m on the heavy bag, throwing left jabs, ignoring the relentless blare of Kanye’s “Drive Slow, Homie” played at a volume that would raise the dead. I punch to a one-two count: left jab, right cross. I’m working as hard as I’ve ever worked, and even in this unheated gym I sweat as if it’s a sauna.

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