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Recovered Lyme Disease and US Track and Field Athlete Attends Movie Premiere of LymeLife
Date:4/8/2009

In New York City- Athlete and Lymelife's writer and producer have something in common- Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease advocate and athlete, Perry Fields, attends first major movie about Lyme Disease. Wanting to celebrate the movie and to decide for herself if the potrayal of Lyme Disease is correct, she has a candid conversation with co-writer and producer, Steven Martini. He reveals to her his personal real life inspiration for the movie.

New York City, NY (PRWEB) April 8, 2009 -- She missed the 2008 Olympics due to a chronic, late diagnosed tick bite, which gave her Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever and Lyme Disease, but that isn't stopping this athlete. Perry Fields is gearing up for a comeback and has taken a short break from training to attend the first movie made about Lyme Disease on Wednesday, April 1st.

Fields attended the GenArt Film Festival along with the movie's actors and directors to see the premiere of LymeLife. LymeLife stars Alec Baldwin, Kieran Culkin, Rory Culkin, Cynthia Nixon, Jill Hennessy, Timothy Hutton and Emma Roberts. Fields says, "I think I may of been the only person there who has actually had Lyme Disease!"

Fields had a conversation with co-writer, Steven Martini (brother of director, Dereck Martini) on why the film was made. "Steven was particularly interested when I told him I have recovered from Lyme Disease to continue my athletic career. He looked at me with intense interest. I had to ask him why exactly did he do a movie with a character who has Lyme Disease and he told me that his high school girlfriend's dad had Lyme Disease and committed suicide."

Fields says, "It obviously left a huge impression on him. It's a personal story and that's why it's so good. I give the Lymelife'/>"/>

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