Lou Gehrig’s Disease
Former Ravens linebacker O.J. Brigance is the heart of the Ravens, a powerful voice on and off the field. Every day he deals with a disease that saps his strength, but you’ll never hear him complain.
A local man is hosting a high-flying party to raise money for the Brigance Brigade Foundation, formed by former Ravens star O.J. Brigance, who is battling ALS.
The fight against ALS brings hundreds of people to the Baltimore Sound Stage, and it was all thanks to former Ravens player O.J. Brigance.
Bloomberg LP CEO Daniel Doctoroff is joining with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and David Rubenstein of Washington-based private equity firm The Carlyle Group to fund a $25 million initiative for treatment of Lou Gehrig’s disease.
He’s the man the Ravens draw their inspiration from, a portrait of courage and determination. OJ Brigance was part of the Ravens’ Super Bowl team in 2001.
O.J. Brigance is going back to the Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, a model of toughness and perseverance.
Bullying and being called names are often a part of life for middle school children. But Thursday, one man — who’s well-known in Baltimore — shared a tough life lesson.
Every other Monday morning you’ll find Dudley Clendinen at WYPR radio. Ever since he was diagnosed with “Lou,” as he calls it, he’s been sharing conversations about living and dying with the disease.
There’s no treatment or cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease. But Saturday morning, hundreds of people will lace up their running shoes in Baltimore to raise money for research for the disease.