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Young mom struggles with Parkinson's

Published 8:14 AM ET, Mon December 5, 2016
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Monica Schulman, 38, with her four children. She is among the 15% of Parkinson's disease patients under the age of 40. Courtesy Schulman family
Monica Schulman with her husband, Jeremy, in November 2011. Courtesy Schulman Family
Monica Schulman with her husband and four children on vacation in August 2014. In 2015 she was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Courtesy Schulman Family
Monica Schulman, a preschool teacher, will leave her job in January to focus on her fight against Parkinson's. Courtesy Schulman Family
Monica Schulman, pictured here with her husband earlier this year, said she's still trying to move past denial and into fighting Parkinson's. Monica Schulman