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1:20 AM Sun, Dec. 16th

<I>Driving for life</I><BR>Prescott resident takes on ALS battle

PRESCOTT – New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig left as much of a legacy on the baseball field in the 1930s wearing jersey No. 4 as he did drawing attention to the fatal disease that was named for, and later cost him, his life.

Lou Gehrig's Disease, or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), remains an incurable, rare degenerative neuromuscular illness that attacks the nervous system and eventually leads to paralysis.