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.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

The Wall Street Journal Reports On A Man Who Did Something Jawdropping

From the Wall Street Journal, November 27, 2010, by Shelly Banjo
"A Long Ride To Aid ALS Sufferers"

Chris Pendergast is a man with ALS who is a hero to the cause with his annual Ride for Life, and now he is the star of an article in the Wall Street Journal.

"I saw the pathetic amount of research and support for patients and immediately became an advocate," Mr. Pendergast says, speaking through a ventilator. "I needed to do something jaw-dropping to capture the attention and imagination of the public because no one was paying attention to this disease that was lingering in the background and painfully killing people."

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