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ALS Awareness

This video really shows what the ALS ice bucket challenge is all about. The charity have come up with an amazing way to raise awareness of the disease and the charity it self.   97 more words

Life

Title: Ten Below Zero

Author: Whitney Barbetti

Release Date: August 28, 2014

Genre: New Adult Romance

“In here,” he said, pushing on the skin above my heart, “you’re ten below zero. 685 more words

New Adult Fiction

Just an update!

Hey guys, I realize it’s been a while since I just updated on my health in general and the things that are going on in that realm, so that’s what today’s post is. 594 more words

Solidarity

There have been many difficult situations in the 2 years since I became part of the leadership of Unifor 4304. Things have gotten so much better. 50 more words

Unionism

ALS, the #IceBucketChallenge, and laughing in the face of tears

ALS has been all up in my face the past few weeks. It feels weird that something I heard about rarely before my mom’s diagnosis is now something that I can’t stop hearing about. 694 more words

Grief

Yes, I Got All of This From a Concert...

Imagine your favorite band. Go ahead, any band. Who’s your favorite? Ok, now imagine getting to watch them rehearse and set up for a concert, getting to watch the concert from the best seats in the house, and then, to top it off, meeting them and hanging out with them after. 1,125 more words

Today's question: What does Lou Gehrig's disease and an ice buket have in common?

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease in America, or Motor Neurone Disease in Australia, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. 649 more words

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