Watch: Exclusive demeanour during documentary on Steve Gleason’s life with ALS

January 14, 2016 - als

Former New Orleans Saints defensive behind Steve Gleason is featured in an arriving documentary film patrician Gleason, that chronicles his life after he was diagnosed with ALS. 

Gleason, 38, played for a Saints for his whole eight-year NFL career, and is many famous for his blocked punt in a initial diversion during a Superdome after Hurricane Katrina. He late in 2008, and was given dual to 5 years to live after being diagnosed with ALS in 2011.

The film shows video journals Gleason done for his then-unborn son, Rivers, to remember his father before his condition began to deteriorate. 

Watch an disdainful shave from a film, that will premiere during Sundance Film Festival on Jan. 23, below.

The documentary facilities some of a many poignant moments in Gleason’s life given his diagnosis: apropos a father, vocalization during a United Nations and combining his ALS support organization, Team Gleason.

– Erin Flynn

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