mike oliver


Birmingham, AL


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Mike Oliver -- a longtime investigative reporter -- has spent the time since his Lewy Body dementia diagnosis raising awareness and money for research into the disease. He has used music and basketball and the written word to reach his community -- real and virtual -- aware of the disease and the consequences of misdiagnosis.  — John

Mike Oliver, a longtime investigative reporter and journalist, was diagnosed with Lewy Body Dementia in 2016 after an initial diagnosis of Parkinson's Disease. He turned the the things he loves -- writing, music and basketball -- to inform the real and virtual communities about this little-known disease, and to raise money for research.  — John

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