Ann Romney is the two-time best-selling author of "The Romney Family Table” and "In This Together" and Global Ambassador for the Ann Romney Center for Neurologic Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Mrs. Romney also sits on the Board of Directors of CharityVision, which focuses on empowering local physicians in the developing world to bring sight to those most in need. In 1998, Mrs. Romney was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. She has volunteered much of her time to raise awareness of the disease. By raising the profile of MS, as well as raising funds for advocacy and research, she is determined to make a difference in the lives of people who suffer from the disease. The Romneys celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary this year. They have five sons, five daughters-in-law, and 24 grandchildren.
“In the Darkness, I Found Strength”: Ann Romney’s Journey with MS
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