So in the last month, all the world and his wife have been throwing ice water over themselves and why rise the profile of a motor neurone disease called Amyotrophic lateral Sclerosis simply put it kills you from the inside out is kills your muscles, not all at once but bit by bit until your hart or lungs give out and you just die.
There is no cure – day by day the person grows weaker and weaker
The man you are looking at was Morrie Schwartz who died on November 4, 1995 of ALS his last few days were documented by both ABC nightline and the writer Mich Albom, Oprah Winfrey produced a television movie adaptation by the same name for ABC, starring Hank Azaria as Albom and Jack Lemmon as Morrie.
That is the ture face of ALS go carry on throwing your water but please don’t forget to donate to
http://www.alsa.org/ for the people in the USA
http://www.mndassociation.org/get-involved/donations for the people in the UK
If you don’t feel like donating go out a find the book ‘Tuesdays with Morrie’ or the film then its up to you if do or don’t