Former Obama campaign staffer Brian Wallach was diagnosed with ALS when he was just 37 years old and was given six months to live. Nearly six years later, he’s leading an incredible movement.
Former Obama campaign staffer Wallach was diagnosed with ALS when he was just 37 years old and was given six months to live. Nearly six years later, he’s leading an incredible movement.
Nearly six years later, Wallach and Abrevaya have defied the odds and made incredible steps to advocate for ALS patients and even spurred a legislative process that eventually led to President Joe Biden’s December 2021 signing into law of the Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act, which authorized $100 million a year for ALS research and expanded access to medications being studied in clinical trials to those who have been unable to participate.
Platten, however, didn’t know all of this when she and her husband Kevin Lazan first met the inspirational couple. In fact, they bonded while their children were playing in the swimming pool during a recent Hawaiian vacation. “It was such a lovely surprise. I just thought that I’d met some friends, you know, and our daughters became friends quickly. I had extra pool chairs and I gave them some of my chairs,” the singer tells
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