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The algorithm of Annie Bryan

The algorithm of Annie Bryan
Naomi Blair, news writer April 27, 2016

Eight-year-old Annie Bryan sat next to her grandfather, writing multiplication problems on a yellow legal notepad. As a person suffering from Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's...

Interactive caring from TKC

Chloë King and Jamie Jones December 9, 2014

The Kirkwood Call is devoting its final issue of 2014 to charities in the St. Louis area. We are covering 18 charities; a Thinglink has been created with the location and information about each one. Navigate...

The ALS Association- Patients are People

Rose and John Bruemmer
Julia Wunning-Zimmer, opinions writer November 7, 2014

Although 1.9 million new donors, according to, only know of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) from the viral Ice Bucket Challenge, Rose Bruemmer has become well-acquainted with the disease....

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....

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