Pete Frates was one of Ryan Morgan’s teammates at Boston College is a truly unique and special person. He’s been diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, more commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease. Please take a moment to visit his website and help spread awareness. Pete has done some amazing and special things in his battle with ALS and, has truly made this disease move to the fore front of everyone’s mind. His efforts have resulted in remarkable progress for both fundraising and awareness.
Pete was not only a teammate and friend, but a rival prior to that. Ryan and Pete played against each other in High School at rivals St. John’s Prep and BC High. After numerous heated battles, they were able to be on the same team and compete together at Boston College.
Pete was diagnosed in March 2012 with ALS, and since then he had made it his personal mission to both spread awareness and advocate a way to find a cure through various fund raising avenues. Most of you probably took place in the ice bucket challenge, which went viral and not only spread awareness in an incredible fashion, but raised a staggering amount of money for ALS.
Pete’s courage and dedication to this cause is inspirational. We would greatly appreciate you taking a moment to visit his page and learn more about Pete, as well as his fight and we expect you’ll be inspired instantly.
Please support our friend in his fight and help increase awareness against ALS: http://petefrates.com/.
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