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Lou Gehrigs Disease Fundraiser For June

May 9th, 2012

Lou Gehrigs Disease Fundraiser For June

For the month of June, I will be donating 50% of all proceeds from sales of my artwork to the BC ALS Society to support those who have this disease, as well as those who are there for them.

It will be 2 years ago this June that we lost my dad, Don Arnold, to ALS.
In fact, three of dad's brothers, as well as his mother, all had this disease, so we've been watching the effects of this degeneration for decades. For my father, he began feeling the effects of ALS 18 years before it ended his life.

Fortunately, dad's voice never left him, so he was able to communicate right to the end. For a man who loved words and language as much as he did, that was truly a blessing.

He also took every opportunity to look for things he could see joy in through out his life, and when ALS robbed him of another dignity, he would search for something else that he could still wake up to.
His daily goals were always the same;
-always look for ways to be better than...