Super Fan with Lou Gehrig's disease

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  1. Elisa Jane

    Elisa Jane Well-Known Member

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    I heard a story on Howard 100 news today about a guy named Drew Miller who has Lou Gehrig's disease. The guy’s mind works but he can’t move at all, he requires around the clock hospital care, and his insurance pays nothing. The reason the story was on the news is because Drew is a huge fan of Howard’s show, but he can’t listen because he had to sell his car (cause he can’t drive anymore) and he doesn’t have a satellite radio now. Drew has a very expensive computer that he can use to communicate and he uses it by moving his eyes. He still watches Howard TV. The story was really sad but Drew has a great attitude about his situation.

    There is a web site if you want to donate to help the guy- I’m going to send him some cash. Here is his website if you’d like to contribute, too.

    http://www.friendsofdrewmiller.com/Pages/default.aspx
     
  2. TehLivingDeath

    TehLivingDeath New Member Banned User

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    Fuck that guy.
     
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    Nemo Beer Can Thick Gold

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    Does anyone remember laughter?
     
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    he did have a good sense of humor for his condition i'll give him that.
     
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    fuck me ... i hope if that ever happened to me i would have enough money put away to fly to Europe and take the cocktail to put me out of my misery

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    Boomer Who is your daddy and what does he do?

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    Murcielago Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for breakfast

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    I still believe it will be the ultimate irony if Lou Gehrig's disease claims Cal Ripken, Jr.
     
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    Howard still pisses on him.
     
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  12. Elisa Jane

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  13. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Yes, I'm sure our $237 will make a huge difference in his $150,000/year medical care costs.

    He's getting the care somewhere. Medicaid most likely. In that case we've already paid for it.

    If you want to chip in to get him a Sirius sub and radio, that's another thing. I find it hard to believe, however, that he's so alone in the world nobody who knows him wouldn't have already done that.

    Looks like he has tons of friends, from the website. For that reason I have a hard time buying his "I don't listen because the only radio was in my car" story. You can listen online w/o even buying a radio (which they give you free anyway with a term subscription)
     
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    FlaFlaFlunkie Fabulous!

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    And here I was, this morning, stressing over a zit on my chin. :jj:
     
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    Bob Plant.

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