ALS Walk in downtown Los Angeles keeps movement going for investigate – KABC
October 20, 2014 - als
Thousands of people strike a cement in downtown Los Angeles on Sunday for a annual Walk to Defeat ALS.
The Ice Bucket Challenge put a illness in a amicable media spotlight this summer.
“The Ice Bucket Challenge has done an implausible disproportion in ALS recognition and of march has lifted an rare volume of income for ALS research,” pronounced Fred Fisher, President of a ALS Association Golden West Chapter.
Several celebrities were during a event, including Renee Zellweger and Reese Witherspoon. Both were partial of Team Nanci, in respect of Hollywood publicist Nancy Ryder, who was recently diagnosed with ALS.
“Until Nanci, we unequivocally didn’t know anything about ALS,” Witherspoon said. “This has been a genuine educational eventuality to see how few medicines there are, how small is out there to assistance Nanci with this harmful disease.”
ABC7 was a unapproachable unite of a event.