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Lou Gehrig’s disease

Barry Turner with his family. Turner died of ALS last month. (credit: the Turner Family)

Memorial Service Held For Beloved OC Teacher, Soccer Coach Who Died Of ALS

The service was held at Foothill High School’s soccer field renamed in the coach’s honor in 2012.

09/21/2014

(credit: CBS)

‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Raises ALS Awareness One Splash At A Time

It is a phenomenon that is spreading awareness of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) across the country through challenges that are posted to social media websites.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2014

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Rock Opera Artist Alexander Kariotis To Perform ‘National Anthem’ At Dodgers Stadium

Rock Opera Artist Alexander Kariotis stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to talk about the debut of his new CD and his performance at Dodgers Stadium.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2014

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Spectrum Club Plans Fundraiser For ALS Research

A local gym is honoring one of its own by sponsoring an ALS fundraiser to raise awareness. ALS also is known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease.”

07/10/2014

(credit: CBS)

Fitness Instructor Diagnosed With ALS Honored At South Bay Gym

A former spinning instructor who dedicated her life to fitness before being diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease was honored Tuesday at a South Bay gym.

05/07/2013

Professor Stephen Hawking delivers his speech at the release of the 'Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists' on January 17, 2007 in London, Ebgland. A group of scientists assessing the dangers posed to civilisation have moved the Doomsday Clock forward two minutes closer to midnight as an indication and warning of the threats of nuclear war and climate change. (credit:  Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Physics, Cosmology Icon Stephen Hawking Tours Stem Cell Lab At LA’s Cedars-Sinai Center

Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease, a neurological disorder that has left the British cosmologist almost completely paralyzed.

04/09/2013

(credit: CBS)

OC High School Names Sports Complex After Coach Who Suffers From Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A Tustin high school named a brand new sports complex after a former award-winning soccer coach who suffers from Lou Gehrig’s disease.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2012

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Tustin Community Raises Money For Coach’s Wheelchair

Students, parents and staff of Tustin and Foothill High Schools played a game of “Pass the Bucket” to raise money for Hillview teacher and Foothill soccer coach Barry Turner.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2011

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