Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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Ron Matz, Charlestowne Retirement Community Accept ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

If you haven’t been under an ice bucket lately, you’ve probably been under a rock. The Ice Bucket Challenge has social media on fire, raising millions for the ALS Association.

08/18/2014

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WJZ’s Linh Bui & Marty Bass Take On The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The videos are all over the internet: people dumping buckets of ice water over their heads. It’s all for a good cause. The ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge.”

08/15/2014

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‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Hopes To Raise Awareness Of ALS

From social media to millions: the viral videos of people dumping ice cold water over their heads has translated into big money for non-profits.

08/13/2014

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ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Catching Fire On Social Media

It’s called the Ice Bucket Challenge, and it’s gone viral on social media. The social media phenomenon is fun to watch, but it’s also has a serious side.

08/11/2014

OJ Brigance

O.J. Brigance Shares His Inspiring Story With Vic Carter

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.

11/26/2013

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Local Man Whose Father Died Of ALS Hosts High-Flying Fundraiser

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.

09/20/2013

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O.J. Brigance Puts On Benefit Concert For ALS Patients

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.

04/06/2013

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Carlyle Group Funds Fight Of Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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.

02/07/2013

OJ Brigance

‘Brigance Brigade’ Works To Raise Money For ALS

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.

01/31/2013

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O.J. Brigance Remains Inspiration To Ravens

O.J. Brigance is going back to the Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens, a model of toughness and perseverance.

01/21/2013

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O.J. Brigance Shares His Life Lessons With Baltimore City School Kids

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.

02/23/2012

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Baltimore Writer Living ‘The Good Short Life’ With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

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.

10/13/2011

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