Our great-aunt Mary Gross had ALS. It's a terrible disease that slowly robs the body of function but preserves the mind, leaving the patient sort of trapped inside her own body at the end. Here's a more scientific-sounding description from ALSA.org. It strikes young and old and has no mercy, eventually killing the patient.
Poco and I challenge everyone who hasn't donated yet to give at least the minimum, $5, to alsa.org to help fund research for this disease.
And we SPECIFICALLY challenge:
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We are patiently waiting for your responses.