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Steve Gleason Is Asking For Your Help In Getting Internet Access For People With Disabilities

Former New Orleans Saints punter Steve Gleason continues to be an incredibly inspirational advocate for ALS research and all people with disabilities. On Friday, he took to Twitter to ask for people’s help in ensuring that people with disabilities have access to the internet through the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Youre about to Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gleason turns to Twitter to get Medicare to cover Internet costs

Steve Gleason took to his Team Gleason Twitter account on Friday to drum up support in his efforts to get Medicare to cover Internet costs on devices for people with disabilities. The former New Orleans Saint was diagnosed with ALS in January 2011 and founded Team Gleason to help those afflicted "live productive, inspired lives by providing access to life-affirming events and assistive...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Ice Bucket Challenge

When social media grabs onto a fad, it grabs on and rides that bad boy until its run its course.  Celebrities and sports figures alike are covering themselves with buckets of ice cold water for ALS, but what is it all about?  Let’s take a further look at former Saints defensive back, Steve Gleason, to […] The post The Ice Bucket Challenge by Andrew LeTourneau appeared first...

Step aside: Steve Gleason takes Ice Bucket Challenge up a notch

By now, you've probably seen all sorts of NFL personalities take up the Ice Bucket Challenge. The movement, which was started to raise awareness for ALS (or Lou Gehrig's disease), has reached all over the league as players and coaches have taken turns dumping ice cold water over their heads. Well, make room for Steve Gleason. The former New Orleans Saints player suffers from the...
Via Fox Sports
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints hero Steve Gleason home from hospital, ready for next challenge

Former Saints player Steve Gleason is now home from the hospital, ready to conquer the next challenge in his battle against ALS, albeit adjusting once again to a new piece of medical equipment, this one to help him breathe.   One week ago, Gleason had to be hospitalized and undergo a tracheotomy. It's a procedure Gleason was expecting to have done early this summer, but was hoping...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steve Gleason celebrates 37th birthday with fan videos, day at Saints camp

Former hero of the New Orleans Saints post-Katrina comeback Steve Gleason is celebrating his 37th birthday today. It's a major milestone for Gleason, who revealed he was battling ALS in 2011. The average life expectancy of an ALS patient is two to five years. In honor of the big birthday, former teammate and Team Gleason supporter Scott Fujita asked fans via Twitter to re-enact Gleason...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2 of the 3 radio hosts who mocked Steve Gleason are employed again in Atlanta

One of the most vile, reprehensible, regrettable episodes of this year in sports was when 3 Atlanta radio hosts aired a vignette that mocked former Saints player Steve Gleason, who has been courageously fighting ALS.  The pre-planned bit featured hosts Steven "Steak" Shapiro, Chris Dimino, and Nick Cellini of 790 The Zone in Atlanta doing knock knock jokes with Cellini impersonating...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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