Thursday, February 21, 2019
“It’s not about just surviving. It’s about actually living every day with this dreadful disease… you gotta keep moving every day… fighting every day.”
– Lieutenant Colonel Chuck Schretzman (ret) –
You’re probably aware of ALS but, what you might not be aware of, is that military veterans are “twice as likely to get ALS compared to the general population.” Approximately 20,000 U.S. citizens are afflicted with ALS at any given time and Lt. Col. Schretzman is one of them. Schretzman was a linebacker at West Point, a Ranger and with one of the first combat units to deploy to Afghanistan after 9/11. Click here to hear his story or Click here to visit Team Schretzman online.
#RareDiseaseDay is February 28 and your Daily Leadership Email is counting it down. Click here for a special video from me about #RareDiseaseDay or visit rarediseaseday.org to learn more about the 25 million to 30 million Americans afflicted with a rare disease.