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Launch Story: It Started When He Couldn’t Grasp a Pen.

January 21, 2019  -  The Chicago Tribune

After receiving his diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, an incurable disease known as ALS, in November 2017, Brian Wallach ’03 decided to found I AM ALS, a nonprofit organization that aims to raise funds for ALS research and support the ALS community.

I AM ALS is dedicated to reshaping public understanding of the disease, providing key resources to the community and creating opportunities for patients to lead the fight against the disease. The organization hopes to raise more than $100 million in research funding over the course of the next three years.

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