The Kirkwood Call

Above the stigma

Above the stigma

Kennady Wade, opinions editor

February 17, 2016

"Think about cancer. You and I could both have breast cancer. We could have the same kind, go through all the same treatment. You could get better and I could die, and it wouldn’t be either one of our faults...and we don’t blame each other. No one would blame you for living, no one would blame m...

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. Craig Bruemmer, her husband, and Rose first met when she was working as a physical therapist, helping peo...

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