KANSAS CITY, Mo. - In a crowd of more than 1,000 riders at Bike MS, one group really stands out - the Feisty Devils.
Kami Sjoberg has been a part of Bike MS for seven years and started the Feisty Devils biking group. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis 13 years ago and remembers a time when she was hospitalized because of an acute attack.
"I was 29, my body was shutting down and I didn't know what to think about it," Sjoberg said. "All I can do was cry and I'm not a big crier but all I could do was cry."
That attack happened two months before her wedding. She has since recovered and manages living with multiple sclerosis through a daily injection.
Bike MS has great meaning for Sjoberg and her group. The Feisty Devils have helped raised more than $170,000 for the MS Society.
"I ride because I can and I'm going to continue to ride until I'm not able," Sjoberg said.
Bike MS will take place September 22-23, and has raised more than $1 million for multiple sclerosis research.
The 2-day bike ride goes from Olathe to Lawrence and back and is one of the most supported rides in the Kansas City area.
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