MDA/ALS Newsmagazine Vol. 11, No. 3

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The experience of every person with ALS is different; every person with ALS is the same. Every account of the experience of ALS is worth telling; everyone affected by ALS will find some truth in the story. This is the first in a series of occasional articles chronicling one man’s journey with ALS...


Before I was diagnosed with ALS in 1985, I’d already decided I would never want to live if living meant being paralyzed and on a ventilator. As an intensive care nurse, I dealt daily with patients in that situation. Trying to read the lips of those who couldn’t speak, or worse, the eyes of those wit...

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