Reader-submitted: My Husband was Diagnosed with ALS

frBy Mrs. Rochel Frid. In the year 2011 my husband, David Frid, was diagnosed with ALS, which causes complete deterioration of the muscles in the body. In the beginning, he heroically fought to function on his own, even after he was confined to a wheelchair.

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letterAt present, the disease has progressed to the point where he is now fully paralyzed, on a breathing machine and can only communicate using advanced computer technology. He needs 24-hour surveillance to survive. After many sleepless nights and on the verge of collapse ourselves, we were forced to hire an additional caregiver for the night shift. Beyond this, there are other endless expenses involved. These costs, far beyond our means and not covered by insurance, have put us into debt.

That is why we are turning to caring people like you for financial HELP to keep our father alive.

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  1. Israel has made remarkable progress towards a cure. They are currently conducting Second Phase Trials in Boston, at Harvard
    You can Google it to find out more, links are not allowed here.

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