Mom Slammed by Hurricane Sandy, Then ALS Diagnosis

Just six months ago, Hurricane Sandy slammed into Devorah Schochet's Long Island home, flooding the basement and crumbling the foundation. But in February, a grim diagnosis was even more destructive: She was told she had ALS and only a few years to live. Now, the 39-year-old mother of four is battling not only her insurance company, but the quick physical decline that accompanies amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, often referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease. The progressive neurodegenerative disease...Full Story
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