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Parkinson’s group seeks relief through music

Justin Tubbs, justin@ennisdailynews.com

Pictured (from left) Jeff Gray, Pam Gray and Phil Boyd, three of the four members of the Acoustic Sound Hounds hold a jam session for a Parkinson's support group led by Ennis residents Lisa Laza and David Trojacek, whom have both been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Pictured (from left) Jeff Gray, Pam Gray and Phil Boyd, three of the four members of the Acoustic Sound Hounds hold a jam session for a Parkinson’s support group led by Ennis residents Lisa Laza and David Trojacek, whom have both been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

People with Parkinson’s disease in Ennis have somewhere they can go to talk about their illness with others.

A Parkinson’s support group, which began in September 2013 and meets once a month, met once again on Monday in the Ennis Regional Medical Center dining hall. This meeting was a little different, however, in that the topic of discussion was music therapy. The Acoustic Soundhounds, a bluegrass group from Kaufman county, even showed up to play some tunes while the group’s members sang or tapped their feet along with the music.

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