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Mural campaign supports National Multiple Sclerosis Society, spreads positive message: VIDEO





















It involves painting large murals with a message of hope.

Multiple sclerosis is a neurological disease that affects two million people, almost three million globally. It can be debilitating, but don't tell that to Lydiaemily Archibald. She's a muralist who's painting a message that's spanning the nation.

“I'm a muralist and a street artist and after being diagnosed, I thought, what better way to bring awareness to it than what I can do with my own voice," Archibald said.

Archibald says her voice is in her art.

Doctors diagnosed her with MS 2 years ago, only a year after her cancer went into remission.

For a year, she couldn't move to paint.

But Archibald said she fought back with a purpose: to spread a message that there's always hope -- a phrase that's painted in every mural.

Now, her murals are in high demand.

“And since I’ve been able to work again, it's really, right now my mission to hit the whole United States, and even chapters in Canada are asking us to come there now too,” Archibald said.

She has murals in Texas, California and Oregon, and now Louisville, at the southeastern chapter for the MS Society.

"That'll be everlasting as she leaves that beautiful painting on our facility, and we're housed here, our office, so, that makes it really meaningful. So we're thrilled," chapter president Stack Funk said.

Each mural is the same face of a woman named June who passed away from the disease. Her face and Archibald’s creations are meant to inspire.

"You could look at the mural and say, you know, there's hope, there's always hope. There will be a cure for me, that there will be help for my pain, that there will be guidance and support," she said.

As if painting a mural weren't enough, Archibald will also be the emcee at the MS walk on the waterfront on Saturday. The national MS society is helping fund Archibald’s tour.


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