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Natalie Kusilek, left, and one of her daughters, Teri Renslow, played major roles in transforming a small request into a large donation for the International Essential Tremor Foundation. Photos courtesy of Picture Perfect Studios

Speaking of tremor: Giving request grows exponentially

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Natalie Kusilek, 76, of River Falls, never dreamed that a one-paragraph letter written to her seven children would lead not only to a large donation to the International Essential Tremor Foundation, but also to her speaking about the condition and the foundation to a national magazine and her local paper.


One hopeful request to raise $200 has snowballed to 14 times that amount.

Kusilek appeared in the 2012 fall-winter edition of IETF's bi-annual magazine, "Tremor Talk."

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