10 Celebrities with Chronic Illnesses

Morgan Freeman - Fibromyalgia

In 2013, American actor Morgan Freeman went public with his diagnosis of fibromyalgia following a car accident in 2009. Freeman’s symptoms include “excruciating pain up and down the arm.” Fibromyalgia is a condition in which a person has chronic pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other tissues.

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November 22, 2013

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July 1, 2014