Lou Gehrigs Disease? we Dont Even Like Baseball. Comic Bob Smith on Living With ALS
October 17, 2016 - als
Smith, a comedian whose wit, consolation and eye for fact and beauty is clear on each page of Treehab, balances abounding evocations of his adore of nature, wildlife and a overwhelming forest of Alaska, with stories of his sexuality, his children, humor, and—most powerfully—the ruin of living, now for roughly 10 years, with ALS (amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease), which, as the ALS Association defines it, is a on-going neurodegenerative illness that affects haughtiness cells in a mind and a spinal cord.