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Seventy-five years ago, Lou Gehrig delivered his famous farewell speech. While there is still no cure for ALS, the cruel disease that took his life, great advances are being made every day.

Lou Gehrig

Learn more about ALS, Lou Gehrig, and the cutting-edge research happening right now to find treatments and a cure for the disease.

Read the text of Gehrig’s speech and facts about the man whose name is so closely connected to ALS.

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