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    Michael Jackson has Parkinson's Disease

    Famed whisk(e)y writer Michael Jackson has Parkinson's Disease, and apparently has suffered its effects for some time.

    Jackson, of course, writes about all varieties of whiskey, including bourbon.

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    Advanced Taster
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Upstate, New York

    Re: Michael Jackson has Parkinson's Disease

    I can only offer my best wishes to Michael and his family. I am sure that I echo the entire communities hope that he is able to continue pursuing his passions in life. He has contributed greatly to the appreciation and understanding of our favorite pastime.

    "I'm and optimist, even if the glass is half empty, there's still more in the bottle!!!!!"

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    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    New Jersey

    Re: Michael Jackson has Parkinson's Disease

    I met Mr. Jackson at the a whisky show at Tavern on the Green in 2006. He was a great guy and wonderful to speak to. I wish him the best.

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    Join Date
    Jul 2005
    Mentor, Ohio, USA

    Re: Michael Jackson has Parkinson's Disease

    Wow, tragic news. Thanks for posting, Tim. I hadn't heard.

    "Wealth can be wonderful, but you know, success can test one's mettle as surely as the strongest adversary. "

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    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Northern Kentucky

    Re: Michael Jackson has Parkinson's Disease

    I've had the wonderful experience of attending several of his scotch tastings over the years. He is a delightful, charhing man. My best wishes go out to him.
    John B

    "Drinking when we are not thirsty and making love at all seasons… that is all there is to distinguish us from other animals."



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