Imagine Dragons singer raising awareness for rare condition

Dan Reynolds (center) and Imagine Dragons visited the 13WHAM studio in September 2012, just before becoming a household name in the American music scene.

The band Imagine Dragons has had a meteoric rise to fame. The group performed in studio on Good Day Rochester back in 2012, shortly before becoming one of the most popular rock bands in the U.S. and winning a Grammy in January 2014.

You might not realize the band's frontman, Dan Reynolds, is living with a painful, chronic autoimmune condition called ankylosing spondylitis (AS), which includes long-term inflammation of the spine.

He's now working to raise awareness for AS. We got a chance to talk to him and Dr. Hillary Norton, a rheumatologist who also has AS, about a new campaign they're working on.



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