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05/3/2019 | Civic Engagement
Published By:The New York Times

Dying Is No Reason to Stop Fighting

Ady Barkan rolled into Washington this week in a motorized wheelchair, unable to talk or to chew food or to lift his arm to scratch an itch, but determined to deliver the message that health care is a human right. Just 35 years old, he is dying of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as A.L.S. or Lou Gehrig’s disease. He has become a hero to many because of the way he is living his final years and months and days. His body is giving up; he will not.

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Friday, May 3, 2019