May 16, 2019 at 10:22a.m.
Anyone can get ALS, and it’s less rare than people think.
When Christine was diagnosed at 41, she thought she was too young to get ALS. Her doctor told her that he had recently diagnosed a 21-year-old.
The Vindicator set out to document her story and struggle.
Chapter 3 - ALS takes its toll on Christine, family members
Chapter 2 - The Terleskys struggle to pay for ALS care
Chapter 1 - Christine Terlesky, family battle daily against ALS
From 2014 - Well-loved teacher fights ALS
May 25 photo gallery
May 11 photo gallery
2014 - Christie Terlesky
Chapter 3 videos
Chapter 2 videos
Chapter 1 videos
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