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The ALS Association- Patients are People

The ALS Association- Patients are People

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

November 7, 2014

Although 1.9 million new donors, according to alsa.org, only know of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) from the viral Ice Bucket Challenge, Rose Bruemmer has become well-acquainted with the disease. Craig Bruemmer, her husband, and Rose first met when she was working as a physical therapist, helping peo...

ALS gets dumped on social media

ALS gets dumped on social media

Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer

September 19, 2014

Beads of sweat cascade down her back. Adrenaline courses through her veins, while she clenches her fists and squeezes her eyes shut in anticipation of the freezing sensation that she is about to undergo. Her mind races. She is doing this for not only the enjoyment of her friends and family who view this...

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ALS ice bucket challenge