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.”
Yes, count me among those that was challenged (by my daughter) and took it (doused by my son).
Linh Bui and Marty Bass take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
As 2013 winds to an end, a look back at the most popular sports stories of the year (determined by your clicks!) is in order. Take a look back at the Baltimore sports fan’s year in sports.
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.
It started seven years ago, and it’s become the largest ALS event in the Baltimore area. The fight against Lou Gehrig’s disease is being led by former Raven O.J. Brigance, who was diagnosed with the disease six years ago.
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.
Perhaps America’s best known ALS patient lives here in Baltimore.
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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.
I don’t believe in that kind of stuff, but something is going on. How else do you explain some of the things that have happened?
ALS is an incurable disease that kills most of its victims three to five years after diagnosis. Former Ravens player O.J. Brigance has it and has a foundation to help others.