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6/7 Daybreak Interview: ALS Walk & Wheel-A-Thon


Take part in an upcoming event and you can help provide hope and encouragement to families in dealing with ALS.

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord which causes the affected individual to lose the ability to move, speak, swallow and eventually breathe. At this time, there is no known cure for ALS; however, there is hope through research in finding a cure and ensured quality of care to help individuals and families meet the daily challenges of living with this difficult disease.

The ALS Walk & Wheel-A-Thon is taking place in Chippewa Falls on Sunday, June 9. As you walk through scenic Irvine Park, every step you take is a resounding step toward funding for patient services and research for persons with ALS.

Click here to learn more about the ALS Support Group of Northwestern Wisconsin and the Walk & Wheel-A-Thon event!

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