An eastern Iowa man will testify before a Congressional panel this week about how an illness has radically altered his life. Don Schneider, of Clinton, will talk about his affliction of Parkinson’s Disease before the U-S Senate Subcommittee on Labor Health and Human Services.Schneider was general manager of Radio Iowa affiliate K-R-O-S in Clinton for many years and was diagnosed with Parkinson’s about 15 years ago. He summarizes what he’ll say during his appearance Wednesday morning before the panel in Washington D-C.He says he’ll tell about his personal life, being diagnosed and having to give up his job, among other difficulties. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin will chair the hearing. Others who are scheduled to testify include former heavyweight boxing champ Muhammed Ali and actor Michael J-Fox, both of whom have the neurological disorder.
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