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North Texan Marcie Gibson has ALS and is campaigning to have all Ice Bucket Challenge money go to research. (credit: Joel Thomas/CBS 11 News)

Texas ALS Patient Wants ‘Ice Bucket’ $ To Go To Research

Marcie Gibson is completely paralyzed by ALS and lies in her wheelchair, with a specialized computer in front of her. She wants the ALS Association to spend the more than $100 million recently raised solely on research.

CBS 11–09/10/2014

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Homer Simpson Takes The Ice Bucket Challenge

Homer Simpson jumps on board by taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. A surprise appearance by Bart Simpson takes the challenge to a whole new level.

08/28/2014

Barack Obama (credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

The Ice Bucket Stops With Obama

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next. But President Barack Obama won’t follow their lead.

08/21/2014

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Former President George W. Bush Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.

08/20/2014

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ALS Patient From North Texas Takes Ice Bucket Challenge

You’ve probably seen the videos of athletes, movie stars, and just plain folk dumping buckets of ice cold water over their heads. Perhaps the most memorable is of a Rockwall native, who has been an ALS patient for 12 years.

CBSDFW.COM–08/18/2014

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Bill Gates’ ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has accepted the ice bucket challenge from Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg. Watch his elaborate solution and see who he nominates next.

08/18/2014

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Gavin Dawson Accepts The ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’

The GBag Nation’s General Gavin Dawson has accepted the ‘ice bucket challenge’ – who is next?

08/14/2014

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Top 9 Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

By now you’ve seen some of the popular ‘ice bucket challenge’ videos. It’s sweeping through YouTube and Facebook bringing attention to a deadly disease, ALS.

08/13/2014

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Cowboys Participate In Ice Bucket Challenge

Dez Bryant and Tony Romo participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS from Cowboys training camp in Oxnard.

08/13/2014

Jarrod Brodnax, a City of Mansfield firefighter and paramedic, in full gear. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

North Texas Firefighter Loses Battle With Lou Gehrig’s Disease

A little more than two years after a freak accident led to the discovery and diagnosis of Lou Gehrig’s disease, a North Texas firefighter and paramedic has died. On January 16, 2013, Mansfield first responder Jarrod Brodnax lost his battle with ALS.

CBSDFW.COM–01/21/2013

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A Daughter’s Mission Against ALS

A 13-year-old girl from Keller is working to raise awareness and a cure for disease that her father was diagnosed with in April.

06/23/2012

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Dallas Firefighters Want You To ‘Fill the Boot’ For MDA

Starting today expect to see members of Dallas Fire Rescue, standing at busy street corners, collecting money for Muscular Dystrophy. The annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign is underway and for the next three days firefighters will be fanned out across the city to accept donations.

04/18/2012

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