Very powerful indeed. I told my mom yesterday that I would be much worse off without these men. We all need heroes and these men are mine. Especially Gleason and Brigance. Lets pray that they can make a big impact this week so that the day we cure this disease can come much sooner.
Monday, January 28, 2013
Big Week for ALS Awareness
It should be a big week to get the word out on this devastating disease known as ALS. Specifically because we have three great spokesmen and ambassadors in New Orleans for the Super Bowl. These three people are Steve Gleason, O.J. Brigance, and Kevin Turner. All three are former NFL players that have been diagnosed with ALS. And to have even more of an impact, Steve Gleason and O.J. Brigance have great platforms. Gleason played his whole career in New Orleans. Brigance was a part of the Ravens team that won the Super Bowl in 2001. He still works in the Ravens' front office and is a big inspiration to the current Ravens team despite his advanced state of ALS. Nevertheless, all three have big plans this week to spread awareness and I could not be more excited. Team Gleason has already released a powerful PSA that can be found here. Team Gleason leaves this message on there website: