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Parkinson’s Program will Air Feb. 18 on Channel 12

DENVER – (February 9, 2009) – KBDI Channel 12 will air a program about Parkinson’s disease, Frontline: My Father, My Brother and Me, Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 9 p.m. on Channel 12.

In the program, Frontline correspondent Dave Iverson, who, like his father and older brother before him, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2004, investigates the neurological disorder on both a personal and large scale, talking to scientists on the cutting edge of new cures and interviewing fellow patients like actor Michael J. Fox and writer Michael Kinsley.

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FRONTLINE "My Father, My Brother and Me"
FRONTLINE "My Father, My Brother and Me"

Beginning with the story of his own Parkinson's diagnosis several years ago, correspondent David Iverson sets out on a "Frontline" personal journey to understand the disease that scientists believe could unlock the secrets of the rest of the major brain diseases.  Pictured: David Iverson with his father, Bill, who also had the disease, in 1949.

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