I dare you to watch this and not shed a tear. O.J. Brigance, who was a former special teams player for the Baltimore Ravens. In 2007 Brigance was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which is better known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which is a progressive neurodegenerative disease for which there is still no cure. The crippling disease took away O.J.’s ability to use his limbs, and even speak. The touching video below highlights how Brigance inspires the Baltimore Ravens every day and shows courage as he battles ALS while continuing to work in the front office.
“Through the triumphs there has come a greater confidence and through the challenges has come a greater clarity of purpose.” – O.J. Brigance
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