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All of a Piece

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All of a Piece

A Life with Multiple Sclerosis

For fourteen years, Barbara Webster suffered from multiple sclerosis undetected. Physicians and friends had considered her neurotic with her "imaginary" ailments. Here, Barbara describes the gradual process of accepting life with a chronic, potentially disabling disease. All of a Piece is an exploration of the emotional and psychological consequences of chronic disease and its experience within American culture.