Posts Tagged ‘ALS research’

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Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 by Al Lewis (alewis)

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John Belushi’s take on our quest

Sunday, January 30th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

“We didn’t quit when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor.”
Yes, I know it’s been a little while and nothing new to report on the ALS jersey front.  We’ve achieved the 80/20 rule of getting where we want to go, but as my old boss used to say, “You get 80% of the way with 20% of [...]

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“Luckiest Man” Book Review. (More Jersey Updates Forthcoming Next Week.)

Saturday, January 15th, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

One of our WhytheHeck Facebook friends suggested Luckiest Man, the most recent biography of Lou Gehrig.  I just finished it (in one sitting — couldn’t put it down) and am writing to recommend it.   While much of Gehrig’s career and early life had already been chronicled (curiously, no one has chronicled his speech, of which [...]

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ALS Gehrig Jersey Progress Notes and Tonight’s (1/3) WBZ-1030 Call-in

Monday, January 3rd, 2011 by Al Lewis (alewis)

The good news is that we appear to have been the most visited ALS website and facebook page last month.    The bad news is that we did not make progress in our goal of creating this new sustainable, visible, source of funding and awareness.    This is probably mostly because the Yankees and all the rest of [...]

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My own story of ALS and how this site came to be

Monday, December 27th, 2010 by Al Lewis (alewis)

As this blog has morphed, at least for now, from a creative idea-generation site into a grassroots ALS fundraising site to create what will hopefully be — with the Yankees’ cooperation –  a very potent and sustainable course of ALS funding, I  have been very moved by the stories, comments, and photos.  (I am sure [...]

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