Andrya Gallo: “My father wouldn’t give up”

Andrya Gallo: “My father wouldn’t give up”

On June 1st, Andrya Gallo lit a candle. Why? For her father Claudio, who fought a difficult battle against ALS for almost 5 ½ years.
December 30th 2010 was the day. Those of you that know about the disease, or football, would know that that was the day that Tony

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Stella Wojas: breaking through the isolation

Stella Wojas: breaking through the isolation

On December 11, 2015, at age 60, Stella Wojas got the shock of her life when she woke up after four days in a coma due to respiratory failure only to be told she had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a disease she’ll never recover from. Despite an overwhelming feeling

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ALS Awareness Month

ALS Awareness Month

Like an ice cube, ALS melts away the muscles of those who are affected. Drop by drop, ALS will take their ability to talk, walk, swallow and eventually breathe before it takes their life away, in only 2 to 5 years. To this day, there is no effective treatment or

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