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Chef Daniel Jacobs gets candid about Kennedy's Disease in this week's FoodCrush podcast. (PHOTO: Lori Fredrich)

FoodCrush Podcast: Chef Dan Jacobs talks about life with Kennedy's Disease

It was February 2016 and Chef Daniel Jacobs' future was looking particularly bright. But when progressive muscle weakness necessitated a visit to his doctor's office, he found himself facing a medical blow: the diagnosis of Kennedy's Disease.

In this week's podcast, Jacobs talks candidly about his diagnosis, the challenges of living with a disease about which so little is known, and the deeply personal impact it's had on his life and work. He also shares his motivation and goals in fund-raising for the Kennedy's Disease Association. Along the way, we discuss his love for cooking, cheeseburgers and his renewed desire to live life to its fullest.

You can read more about Jacobs story here. Even better, buy your tickets for the upcoming Dim Sum + Give Sum gala on March 24.

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