Race in respect of late Baltimore Ravens linebacker OJ Brigance raises income for ALS

April 29, 2018 - als

They came 40-strong, wearing immature shirts emblazoned with a organisation name “Mac Strong.”

Together, they trudged a 5.7-kilometer track by Southeast Baltimore to lift income for amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, or ALS. They walked in memory of their desired one, Leon McCreary, who died from a neuromuscular commotion final year.

The family and friends of McCreary were assimilated by hundreds of others overwhelmed by a illness during a annual Championship Race hosted by a Brigance Brigade Foundation, named for former Ravens linebacker O.J. Brigance, who has lived with ALS for 11 years.

Terri McCreary pronounced a Brigance substructure was a stone for her family as ALS, also famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease, fast took over her husband’s body. The classification helped them get a automatic wheelchair and accommodate other needs. Since Leon McCreary’s death, a organisation has called to check on a family.