keywords: ALS

December 5, 2016
“And We Laughed About How Spastic That Was”

Jim Hutchins, a 72 year old Chicago native, describes the story of his first real love and mother of his children, and how ALS slowly killed her throughout the 70s and 80s. Although her body was stripped of her ability...

November 29, 2016
Madison Lee and her mom talk about her grandfather, Boyd Swinney, and his life.

In this interview conducted on November 28, 2016, I interviewed my mom about my grandfather who served during the Korean War and overcame many obstacles throughout his life. We discussed many aspects of his life and my mom's childhood. I...

March 1, 2016
Parents

Family history. Roland. Heagy. Sauter. Perrson. Vensberg.

November 16, 2015
ALS Can Kiss My Sass

A conversation about life, death and the lessons learned in between. ALS may take her life, but it can't steal her love... Or sass.

November 4, 2015
Interview with John Marshall by Graham Marshall (Son) on November 2, 2015

Graham Marshall spending half an hour talking with his father, John Marshall about the past, present, and future.

July 14, 2015
Excerpt: “My spirits are a reflection of my attitude towards life and living and dying”

In an excerpt from a longer conversation, Kadin Chaira talks with his grandfather Jamie Showkeir who was diagnosed with ALS in June 2014. Kadin, 13, was concerned about his grandfather’s health so he decided to do a school paper on...