"Remembering Lou Gehrig on His Birthday and Celebrating Father’s Day With ALS…"

Welcome to Connecting ALS. This week we talk to Larry Falivena about his 2019 tour of Major League Baseball stadiums to raise awareness of ALS, his thoughts on Lou Gehrig’s birthday and why the Iron Horse continues to inspire people today, and how Father’s Day has changed since Larry’s 2017 diagnosis with ALS.

On this week’s episode, Mike and Jeremy talk to Larry Falivena, a member of The ALS Association’s national board of trustees. Larry’s shares his memories from his 2019 tour of Major League Baseball stadiums to raise awareness of ALS, his thoughts on Lou Gehrig’s birthday and why the Iron Horse continues to inspire people today, and how Father’s Day has changed since Larry’s 2017 diagnosis with ALS.

To read more about the legacy of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech, check out https://www.als.org/stories-news/legacy-lou-gehrigs-farewell-speech 

You can read the transcript of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech here https://www.lougehrig.com/farewell/

For more information about Larry’s MLB tour, go to https://www.facebook.com/larrychallengealsmlbtour/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel&eid=ARBessBHYDlR89L5u_XCdz_vVi_6WGzrpMS_Lq54d9loUydfQJmpj5Kuyugg_wf8N4Fcb920bKPTkqQR

Find a transcript of this episode soon on Tumblr.

This episode was produced by Garrett Tiedemann and is brought to you by The ALS Association’s national office and the Association’s Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter
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