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Reverend Jesse Jackson announced that he has Parkinson’s Disease in a statement posted to his Twitter account yesterday. The 76-year old civil rights leader said that the diagnosis came after he found it “increasingly difficult to perform routine tasks.”

Jackson also stated that he won’t let the neurological disorder stop him from doing his life’s work.

Keep pressing forward Rev. Jackson! Prayers up for you!!

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