Yeah, we did the ice bucket thing


Yeah, we know. We’re not big on viral shit either. But, there’s something good behind this one. Something encouraging about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. You see, you make yourself look like a fool, and you donate money to a worthy cause. We like that.

Here’s a snippet from an outstanding blog talking about why this woman supports it:

Because here’s the deal: We are in for the fight of our lives with this monster, and the very LAST thing I want is for people to give quietly, anonymously, and then slink away. Raise the roof!  Raise a ruckus!  Call all sorts of attention to yourself!  I will be happy for you and every Facebook like you receive, as you nudge ALS an inch or two closer to the collective public consciousness.

So, fear not, dear reader, this too shall pass and your Facebook newsfeed will go back to cat videos and kids singing Let It Go.  Until that happens, here’s a little reminder about what it’s like to live with ALS and why this level of awareness is like gold to families like mine.

Read the full article here.

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