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, May 29, 2012

It's So Good That Peter King Met Steve Gleason

From Peter King in SI -- http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/peter_king/05/29/mail/index.html

Steve Gleason goes to the United Nations, and other tidbits from Monday's column and beyond, before I get to your mail: • Gleason, the 35-year-old former New Orleans Saint special-teamer now battling Lou Gehrig's Disease, is one of the speakers at the Social Innovation Summit at the United Nations in Manhattan Thursday. More than 200 executives and high-level philanthropists will gather to discuss strategies and causes like Gleason's teamgleason.org, which helps Gleason raise awareness and money to help ALS patients live more active and normal lives. In particular, the summit could help Gleason focus on new technologies to assist the victims of the neuro-muscular disease. Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2012/writers/peter_king/05/29/mail/index.html#ixzz1wHwhrPbg
Ahhh, finally... the last day of ALS Awareness Month. Squeak.




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