Join ABC11 and a #StognerStrong group to assistance better ALS – WTVD
April 5, 2015 - als
Members of a ABC11 family will take partial in a Triangle Walk to Defeat ALS Saturday in respect of a co-worker Larry Stogner and a thousands of others who are fighting a illness.
Larry announced he was stepping down from a anchor table progressing this year after being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease – that has influenced his voice.
“Only one chairman out of 50,000 gets ALS. One out of 50,000 and I’m a one,” Larry explained.
He’s been creation these final few months count- contributing to studies directed during assisting destiny patients-and lifting income for ALS research.
“It shuts down your body. There’s no famous cause. There’s no famous cure,” explained Kara Strang, Senior Development Coordinator, ALS Association, Catfish Chapter.
Strang pronounced it is a dear illness in some-more ways than one
“A lot of it is home modifications, adding a ramp, removing a wheelchair, removing wheelchair van, these are really costly things that people only don’t comprehend how most they cost,” she said.
That’s because we walk. Some of a income lifted will go to research, and a rest will stay right here in North Carolina providing grants and other resources to those fighting ALS.