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.
 
Roy Newson
Veteran Roy Newson served two years in Vietnam and remembers, "That was a war. We were fighting for something we knew we couldn't win." Today Newson is in another fight for his life with ALS. Helping him out is his wife of 31 years, Kathy. To read more about Roy and other ALS survivors, read "On Borrowed Time."
 
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