In 2007 I wanted to commit suicide. Diagnosed with MS 8 yrs before, I was miserable. I decided to try something different. I joined a clinical trial and it changed my life forever. Research gave me my life back, driving my passion for raising awareness of clinical trials as a viable option. Too often people only learn about research when they are desperate and out of options. My goal, through my organization, Partners in Research (www.partnersinresearch.org) is to raise awareness through education and example. Without volunteers, there are no cures!