Ice Bucket Challenge creator and ALS patient Pat Quinn visits Hudson Valley

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Pat Quinn met with Rep. Lowey in White Plains before helping a football team take the challenge. (Credit: News 12)

The ALS patient who helped dream up the viral Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser was in the Hudson Valley to encourage more funding for the disease.

Pat Quinn, a Yonkers native, visited Rep. Nita Lowey in White Plains to help encourage lawmakers to increase funding for ALS research. They were joined by ALS patient Charles Braunfeld, who has lost the ability to move and speak because of the disease.


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