Yes, Lou Gehrig Had Lou Gehrig's Disease

Catherine Wolf's feet used to point and flex in modern dance class. Now they rest motionless on the footrest of her wheelchair in jeweled ballerina flats. A matching beaded necklace swoops under a tube that pumps air into her lungs through a hole in her neck. Every 15 minutes, a raspy gargle prompts a nearby nurse to disconnect the tube and suction the build-up of mucous in her lungs. This takes about 10 seconds, during which the smooth, pale skin of Wolf's face turns red like her curly hair...Full Story
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