AUTHOR JACQUELYN MITCHARD
National bestselling novelist Jacquelyn Mitchard was the keynote speaker at the Multiple Sclerosis Society's WOMEN ON THE MOVE LUNCHEON. Mitchard authored the critically-acclaimed "The Breakdown Lane", a novel about living with the sudden onset of a chronic illness. Mitchard's own lifelong friend, Jeanine, was diagnosed several years ago with multiple sclerosis.
Mitchard's first novel, "The Deep End of the Ocean", was named by USA Today as one of the ten most influential books released over the past 25 years. The same book was recognized by the Oprah Winfrey Book Club. "The Deep End of the Ocean" was later made into a feature film starring Michelle Pfeiffer. Mitchard recently joined forces with the National MS Society to help raise awareness in support of her lifelong friend's battle against the disease.
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