Angelina Fanous is living with ALS. You may know her from “Die Trying,” the compelling report she worked on for the HBO Series VICE last year. In it, she featured the everyday struggles of people living with ALS, as well as the innovative research taking place to fight the disease. Because May is ALS Awareness Month, Angelina recently shared a story via a Twitter thread about her own struggles; her own everyday, raw, human struggles. This is as real as it gets.

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