Healthy Living

15 Famous People Whose Lives Are Touched by Parkinson's Disease

10. Sonia Rykiel

At the age of 66 French fashion designer, Sonia Rykiel found out she had Parkinson’s Disease. At first, she kept her condition a secret and continued to run the store and fashion label she started in 1968. When she stopped working she was 81 and decided to announce her diagnosis. Sonia Rykiel wrote a book entitled Don’t Forget It’s a Game, and she died from Parkinson’s complications in 2016.

Photo: Sonia Rykiel. Source: Youtube.