The costs of ALS are enormous

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May is ALS Awareness month. Wednesday Journal readers may be aware of our daughter Sarah's story of living with the disease for 6 years now. Sarah's many followers on Facebook have enjoyed her revealing, touching, usually humorous blogs.

Sarah's personal initiatives have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for ALS research. In total, fundraisers in her name have raised over $1 million.

Sarah is asking now for help with the cost of her own care, which has become overwhelming. To read her words and consider donating to that cause, you can access these sites:

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Thanks to Ken Trainor and our Oak Park and River Forest neighbors.

Joe and Anne Coglianese

Oak Park

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