On Borrowed Time: ALS Patient Stories
ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, affects the motor neurons, the cells that initiate and control movement of muscles. Listen to these Emory patients talk about their diagnosis with ALS and how they and their families are coping with the devastating disease.
Wallis Dewitt
Wallis DeWitt was a CDC man for 41 years before his retirement, but no amount of work in the research field prepared him for ALS. "It is scary, and I know it's deadly," DeWitt says. But he feels supported by a strong Christian faith, his wife Jeanette, and his three grown sons—all firemen in Atlanta. To read more about Wallis and other ALS survivors, read "On Borrowed Time."
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