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Have Faith: Actress Faith Ford’s Struggle With Graves’ Disease


It’s Christmas time. A childhood dream is coming true for the girl from Pineville, Louisiana. As she gets ready to tape an episode of a hit new television comedy, she starts to feel hot and jittery. “Just nerves” is what people tell her. But then she realizes she is having trouble remembering her lines. It gets so bad that someone calls the paramedics.

“An anxiety attack,” they say. The young actress is given a glass of milk and a peanut butter sandwich. She knows that something isn’t right. Somehow, she pulls everything together to give her performance. But once the taping is over, the star of the show, Candice Bergen, gives her simple, and ultimately life-saving advice.

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