I did a google search for famous ppl with Lyme and found this list

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strongmom
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Date Joined Aug 2009
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   Posted 8/28/2009 1:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Here is a list I found on TruthaboutLyme
 
Alphabetical Index of Famous people with LD


Berkley Bedell, former Iowa Congressman
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Burrascano, Joseph Md (Pioneer in LD treatment - retired -LLMD)
George W. Bush, President of the USA
Neneh Cherry, member of musical group "Fine Young Cannibals"
Mary-Lynn Currier, marathoner
Nick Esasky, former baseball player
Michael J. Fox, actor
Julie Furtado, professional bike rider
Richard Gere, actor
Pete Harnisch, New York Mets pitcher
Rob Hill, TargetChip Ganassi Racing team crew chief
Rob Kress, former Detroit weathercaster, WXYZ (Channel 7)
Wanda Kurdziel - hiker/backpacker
Brooke Landau - TV weather forecaster, California
Irene McGee, former cast member of MTV's "The Real World"
Tara McMenamy, three-time All-American cross country skier
Carrie Nye, Dick Cavett's wife
Chelsea O'Donnell, daughter of Rosie O'Donnell, TV hostess
George E. Pataki, Governor of New York
Gary Player, golfer
Kevin Salem, rocker
Peter Sarsgaard, actor
Tom Seaver, former New York Mets pitcher
Pete Seeger, folk singer and activist
Jamie Lynn Sigler, singer (Meadow on "The Sopranos")
David Menne's (MMA Fighter) video: <!-- m -->http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CaPnE11kK40<!-- m -->
Tim Simpson, professional golfer
Diane Varsi, actress
Alice Walker, author
Christie Todd Whitman, Governor of New Jersey
Cody Willard - Fox News Anchor
Michael Zaslow - Soap Opera, "Guiding Light", actor

CajunGrl
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   Posted 8/28/2009 11:45 PM (GMT -6)   
Wow! Thanks for this list. I didn't know so many famous people had Lyme. I wonder why none of these people never really talked about it much? Especially, Rosie O' Donnell's daughter. Rosie could have really gotten Lyme out there to the public with her talk show.
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strongmom
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   Posted 8/29/2009 3:49 PM (GMT -6)   
I don't know why they never talked about it. Doesn't make much sense, especially with all the publicity Michael J. Fox has gotten for his early onset Parkinson's of unexplained origin. After reading what Lyme can do to people, especially the neurological aspect of this disease, I was not surprised to see him on this list. It is terribly sad that these famous people haven't gotten much publicity with this disease. Someday soon I hope.
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