On this week’s episode, Mike and Jeremy talk to Larry Falivena, a member of The ALS Association’s national board of trustees. Larry’s shares his memories from his 2019 tour of Major League Baseball stadiums to raise awareness of ALS, his thoughts on Lou Gehrig’s birthday and why the Iron Horse continues to inspire people today, and how Father’s Day has changed since Larry’s 2017 diagnosis with ALS.
To read more about the legacy of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech, check out https://www.als.org/stories-news/legacy-lou-gehrigs-farewell-speech
You can read the transcript of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech here https://www.lougehrig.com/farewell/
For more information about Larry’s MLB tour, go to https://www.facebook.com/larrychallengealsmlbtour/?ref=aymt_homepage_panel&eid=ARBessBHYDlR89L5u_XCdz_vVi_6WGzrpMS_Lq54d9loUydfQJmpj5Kuyugg_wf8N4Fcb920bKPTkqQR
This episode was produced by Garrett Tiedemann and is brought to you by The ALS Association’s national office and the Association’s Minnesota/North Dakota/South Dakota Chapter.