Prison Chaplain Shares His ALS Story

In this video from the ALS Association Texas chapter shared in 2015, we meet Steve. A recently retired chaplain for the federal prison system from Fort Worth, Texas, Steve is about to get married to his longtime sweetheart, Anna.

Meet pastor Kevin Kinchen, who hasn’t let his ALS diagnosis get in the way of inspiring others. 

Steve was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) following a fall while out running, he talks about how difficult it was to break the news to his family, particularly his children. However, Steve is determined that he isn’t going to let ALS stop him from living his life as he wants to. His words of advice for others? Don’t be afraid of ALS and choose to enjoy life.

Nanci is a much-loved Hollywood publicist who was diagnosed with ALS in 2014. Find out more about her story.

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