Josh Harding: NHL Star a True Inspiration After Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

November 29th, 2012 by Adam Wells Leave a reply »
Athletes are not supposed to be human. They are bigger, stronger, faster and obviously more athletic than, say, a person like me, who sits a keyboard all day typing words for the world to read. But every so often, we get reminded that even the most talented performers deal with adversity. 

Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, as revealed in an article by Michael Russo of the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

According to WebMD, multiple sclerosis (MS) affects the brain and spinal cord, and symptoms include weakness, numbness and blurred vision. There is also no cure for the disease, though it does say that treatment can ease symptoms. 

As Harding, who is just 28 years old and signed a three-year contract with the Wild this summer, told Russo in the article, the disease is not going to change his outlook on life or the way he approaches each day. 

There's going to be some good days and bad days, but I think if you talk to anybody in life, there's going to be some good days and bad days.

Harding also talked about what his goals are moving forward, as well as the way he wants this pa ...

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