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Parker Posey Battling Lyme Disease

Parker Posey Battling Lyme Disease

Parker Posey has pulled out of an upcoming off-Broadway play after developing a case of of Lyme disease.

The 40-year-old actress was set to play the lead role in the play This — about a poet who is a single mother. No replacement for Parker has been announced yet.

Lyme disease is a treatable tick-borne illness that usually results in a rash but if left untreated, could cause severe and chronic symptoms affecting many parts of the body.

Get well soon, Parker!

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5 Comments

# 1

OH, MY…

# 2

She should read “What We Don’t Know About Lyme” — it published in the June 2009 issue of Experience Life magazine. You can find it here: http://experiencelifemag.com/issues/june-2009/health-wellness/what-we-dont-know-about-lyme.html

# 3
**Jamie** @ 08/27/2009 at 8:24 pm

HOPE YOU GET BETTER!!

# 4

I feel very bad for her. I have Lyme Disease, and have been treating it for over a year! I am continuting to treat it. It’s really rough…hope she get some good treatment :)

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