ALS Advocacy

ALS Advocacy
Lou Gehrig's Disease - Motor Neuron Disease - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Thought it had been cured by now? Still no known cause. Still no cure. Still quickly fatal. Still outrageous.

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Today We Remember Lou Gehrig

On this date in 1941, a 37-year-old Lou Gehrig died.

We should be making a big splash on these dates in history that give us such meaningful reference points to understand ALS.

Silence is not golden when it comes to ALS advocacy.

2 comments:

  1. I had forgotten that June 2 was also the day that Lou Gehrig replaced Wally Pipp in the lineup in 1925. June 2 is far too important a day to have passed without fanfare. Here is a nice piece on Lou...
    http://www.examiner.com/x-2910-Houston-Astros-Examiner~y2009m6d2-Moment-of-silence-in-honor-of-Lou-Gehrig

    Why no fanfare from the ALS p.r. machines???

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  2. Since we get regular visits here from some ALS not-for-profits, perhaps this will be of interest -- http://alsspreadtheword.blogspot.com/2009/06/dear-als-pr-machines-lets-set-some.html

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