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Giants Join Ice Bucket Challenge to Raise Awareness of ALS

New York Times - 10 Aug 2014
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Victor Cruz dumped a bucket of ice water on his head at home on Sunday and then stepped out on thin ice himself — challenging the Giants' co-owners to do the same. Taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge — a social media ...
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Ice Bucket Challenge funds another UMass ALS breakthrough

Worcester Business Journal - 21 Mar 2018
A collaborative of 250 researchers, co-led by University of Massachusetts Medical School Professor John Landers and funded through the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, have identified a new gene associated with the development of ALS, according to a statement ...
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Kalter: Study gets docs one step closer to dousing ALS

Boston Herald - 22 Mar 2018
The study — funded largely by money generated from the Ice Bucket Challenge, inspired by former Boston College baseball standout Pete Frates — was published yesterday in neuroscience journal Neuron and was carried out by more than 250 researchers ...
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Southington-Cheshire YM ice bucket challenge raises money for campers

Meriden Record-Journal - 24 Feb 2018
CHESHIRE –The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA held its 4th Annual Ice Bucket challenge Saturday at Bartlem Park. Campers and parents gathered to watch members of the YMCA board of directors, team coaches and Board of Education members drenched by ...
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Living with ALS: Rachel and Evan's love story - 16 Mar 2018
She was so young, doctors at first didn't believe it could be ALS. In little more than two years, the disease has robbed her of many of her motor skills. She can no longer walk or feed herself, and has difficulty speaking. She uses a speech tablet that ...
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Beyond the Stars: Remembering Stephen Hawking

Saint Xavier University Student Media - 21 Mar 2018
If you remember the #icebucketchallenge, you may recall that the donations were being submitted to ALS research. ALS is a non-contagious disorder that affects the functionality of nerves and muscles. People diagnosed with ALS experience symptoms such ...
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Man who helped inspire ALS Ice Bucket Challenge dies

USA TODAY - 01 Dec 2017
In Pelham, he helped create a youth football league, and each year his high school honors an athlete who exhibits character, strength and leadership with an award in Senerchia's name. While battling ALS, Senerchia created the Anthony Senerchia Jr. ALS ...
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Man Who Inspired ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Dies

NPR - 30 Nov 2017
We're here for the Anthony Senerchia ice bucket challenge. LIMBONG: The challenge didn't blow up until it reached a man named Pat Quinn, who told his friend Pete Frates about it. They both have ALS. Frates was a rising baseball star, and he brought the ...
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No more ice bucket: ALS brings the heat with pepper challenge - 02 Feb 2018
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells and pathways in the brain and spinal cord. When these cells die, voluntary muscle control and ...

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