April 8, 2009

Michael J. Fox Nearly Fell Off A Cliff In Bhutan

Posted: 06:53 AM ET

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Michael J. Fox almost lost his life and a finger while shooting a new documentary about optimism in the Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan – after falling down a mountain.

The actor traveled to the tiny nation, dubbed the happiest place on earth, to discover if the region deserved its cheery reputation. Fox was stunned to discover his Parkinson's Disease symptoms were eased in the high altitude state – which sits at 11,000 feet above sea level.

He says, "It turned out great for me. My Parkinson's symptoms were much less at that altitude, to the extent that I was taking much less medication, and having fewer side effects to the medication. So I was bopping around and hopping through the rice paddies."

But he admits he got carried away with his burst of health, and almost tumbled off a cliff.

The 47-year-old explains, "There was this monastery up in a cliff. You had to hike up to it. Because I was feeling so good, I thought, yeah I can climb up there. We hiked up to this place. I was feeling so good and so cocky about how great I felt and about how I could climb up there. I started to walk down the mountain, and five minutes down I started to wipe out. I just started running and I couldn't stop.

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rights of babies   April 8th, 2009 11:20 am ET

How many babies need to die so someone can dig out their stem cells to make Michael J. Fox better.

When did trading multiple lives (babies) for one become legal
or for the greater part (moral)???????????

hugh ~ california   April 8th, 2009 2:27 pm ET

What a very cruel comment. Maybe if you had parkinsons you would not be so vindictive against people suffering from crippling diseases!

Ed Milius   April 8th, 2009 9:51 pm ET

Really???? I am glad my mom did what Bristol Palin did. I am doing very well. Do you have some mental issues because of your mother? It is family support, courage and sacrafice....

Carol Peterson, Neil Barron   April 8th, 2009 10:54 pm ET

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Tune into Larry King Live to see if your question is answered.

Please help me CNN

Dear CNN please get to the following people this letter
Michael J. Fox:, Jenny McCarthy & Jim Carey and Susan Summers:

Please Note This Is Not a Cure but It will Improve My Quality of Life

My name is Neil I have Cerebral Palsy I am 28 year old
For the past year I have been in contact with a lady name Carol Peterson
her grandson Cameron has been treated with adult stem cells by Bieke Biotech
after seeing the improve in her grandson she started attending Adult Stem Cell events
She has meet with many U.S doctors how have had patients

Go overseas for Adult Stem Cell Treatment after their patients return from treatment
These doctor were then and only then convinced that these Adult Stem Cell treatments does improve the quality of live for a many neurological, physical disorders
we invite all of you to talk to us

Please, keep in mind these are American doctors
That has had patients treated with Adult Stem Cells

They can prove Adult Stem Cells treatments are safe and effective
Beyond any reasonable doubt to get in touch with these doctors and to learn more

about Adult Stem Cell Treatment please contact Carol Peterson at
“edited out her personal information “

If after talking to Ms Peterson and these doctor and doing your own research
as I have, if you find what they have to say is creditable.

I ask each one of you to use the power of your celebrate to help me
Most people, doctor including have preconceived ideas and cannot see pass them.

I am choosing to contact each one of you because you all
Do Not have that limitation.

I know you will take the time to really listen to people. .In closing,
Thank You for taking the time to listen to me


Neil Barron

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