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Saints News, 6/27/14: Steve Gleason Announces Bold Plan To End ALS

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“One thing I've heard time and time again is ALS is not incurable, it's underfunded,” said Gleason, who communicates through a technology that allows him to type words with eye movements and generate a synthetic copy of his own voice. “From where I sit, this is not OK. And where the hundreds of thousands of people around the globe diagnosed with ALS sit, this is not OK."

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