10 Questions for Michael J. Fox

The actor and Parkinson's activist has a new memoir, Always Looking Up. Michael J. Fox will now take your questions

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Michael J. Fox

How do you keep your optimism in the face of difficult circumstances? Leah Min, MONTREAL

I think mostly it's about acceptance. I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson's. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there's freedom to do a lot of things in areas that I wouldn't have otherwise found myself in.

How has your diagnosis affected your beliefs about life, death or spirituality? David O'Malley HINGHAM, MASS.

It's a big wake-up call about mortality, obviously. I think that's a good thing for us to get out of the...

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