Living With ALS In The Ice Bucket Age

September 2, 2015 - als

In this shade squeeze from a video posted on a Oakland A’s Facebook page, Corey Reich (left) and catcher Stephen Vogt attend in a ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on Aug 19, 2015.

The second ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has only wrapped up. Last year, a fundraiser for Lou Gehrig’s illness – also called amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, or ALS – went viral on a Internet. It lifted millions of dollars for investigate and has spawned a movement, “Every Aug Until A Cure.”

Corey Reich (left) and his father Ted Reich are graphic during a Here Now studios in 2011. (Jesse Costa/Here Now)

This year, Here Now’s Robin Young motionless to check in with Corey Reich, a immature male from Piedmont, California, we first met in 2011.

Reich was diagnosed with ALS in 2007 when he was 21. Now during 29, he continues to do well. He participated in this year’s Ice Bucket Challenge with Oakland A’s catcher Stephen Vogt. He, his father Ted and a whole family also lift supports for a ALS Therapy Development Institute, a nonprofit in Cambridge, Massachusetts, that seeks to find drugs to provide ALS.

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  • Corey Reich, ALS studious and disciple for ALS research in Piedmont, California. He tweets @CoreyReich.
  • Ted Reich, father of Corey Reich and an disciple for ALS research. He is on the house of a ALS Institute.

source ⦿ http://hereandnow.wbur.org/2015/09/01/als-ice-bucket-corey-reich

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