TV Presenter Talks About Her Father’s Journey With Motor Neuron Disease

 

In this video from ITV’s This Morning, television presenter Charlotte Hawkins talks about her father’s journey with motor neuron disease (MND), which is also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). She highlights how lonely people can feel living with the disease, particularly when they lose the ability to speak.

Hawkins explains that more awareness is needed of the disease and more money needs to be raised so researchers can continue looking into more effective treatments, which could vastly improve the quality of life for those who suffer from the disease.

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