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Ice Bucket Challenge: Pete Frates and the Fight Against ALS

Casey Sherman, Dave Wedge

The true story behind the Ice Bucket Challenge

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Publisher: Foreedge
Publish Date: 09/05/2017
Pages: 192
ISBN-13: 9781512600964
ISBN-10: 1512600962
Language: English

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While everyone knows of the Ice Bucket Challenge, the viral craze that swept the nation in summer 2014, too few know the truly inspirational story behind it. Pete Frates was a man at war with his own body. A man whose love for others was unshakable. A man who refused to fight alone, and in so doing mobilized a global army to combat one of the most devastating diseases on earth: ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. When disease crippled Frates, the former Boston College baseball star turned tragedy into inspiration. Pete's story is a testament to the power of love, the steadfastness of family, the generosity of strangers, and the compassion of crowds. Half of the authors' proceeds will go to the Frates family.

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