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Ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates dies at 34

Pete Frates, a former college baseball player whose determined battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease helped inspire the ALS ice bucket challenge that has raised more than $200 million worldwide, died Monday. He was 34.
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EndALS Fundraiser supports research, local patient on Saturday

On Saturday the Cape Fear is coming together to support IamALS, a patient founded and led organization  that advocates on behalf of ALS patients.
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MDA Muscle Walk of Wilmington raising money and awareness

The Muscular Dystrophy Association is bringing strength to life for kids and adults with muscular dystrophy, ALS and related muscle-debilitating diseases.
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Hundreds trek miles to support ALS research

The ALS Association North Carolina is keeping up that same momentum years later by raising money and awareness for this disease.
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Taking a step for ALS

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) --  You can get a little exercise, and raise money for a worthy cause on Saturday April 13 at the annual walk...

ALS patient dies in minivan fire on way to Super Bowl dream

A man with Lou Gehrig's disease who dreamed of going to the Super Bowl secured tickets from a charity, but was killed when the minivan he was traveling in caught fire on the way to Atlanta.

‘SpongeBob’ creator Stephen Hillenburg dies at 57

Stephen Hillenburg, who created SpongeBob SquarePants and the absurd undersea world he inhabited, has died at age 57, Nickelodeon announced Tuesday.
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Community leaders locked up. For what? A good cause!

Some people you may know in the community are locked up behind bars. The crime? A good cause.

Hundreds attend Wilmington walk to defeat ALS

The organizers said around 1,000 people came out for the walk. Walkers took a two-mile loop around UNCW and the goal was to raise $130,000.

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