by Kate Snider (www.KateSnider.com), Mary Free Bed writer JJ Bouma’s life changed in an instant when he was given the diagnosis of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. On the afternoon of September 16, 2005, JJ’s doctor met with him and his family to discuss the results of tests that had [...]
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It was Mary Free Bed’s privilege to provide treatment for Sally Langerak, an ALS patient who recently died from the disease. But it was Sally’s husband, Steve, who had the truest honor of caring for his wife of 40 years until the very end. As reported in a recent article on www.MLive.com, Steve welcomed the [...]