Did Multiple Sclerosis Affect Your Career Decisions?

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I was determined not to give up my career intelligence, though some adviced me to do it. I was advised by Fred Frendly/g my teacher in Columbia to be open and honest about it and when I went for a job interview at NBC, I was open and honest about it and I could see the light go out on their eyes and then when I was being considered for the Crockett/g Broadcast, I chose a different course and said nothing.

And basically abdicated and when I took the company physical I was pretty much blind in the eye, I covered one eye, my bad eye and read the chart with my better eye and then she said okay switch the eyes. And I pretended to switch eyes and she said what you just did that, and I said no I din't, and she said oh! Okay.

So I tested my my better eye. But this is what you had to do if you had a serious chronic illness, you had to protect yourself, and I really bluffed my way out of the Crockett/g Broadcast and one year later roughly, I decided that enough people knew that I had the illness. My friend Robin McVeill/g had given me a lot of advice about it and I told my bosses at CBS and they were shocked, they were just shocked.