papayasurprise:

Anthony Carbajal was diagnosed with ALS at age 26, and he has a tearful message for all the Ice Bucket Challenge critics.

So before you complain about your Facebook Newsfeed being overrun by friends and family dumping icy water on their heads, take a few minutes to hear Anthony’s story.

source: mashable

I think I only fully understood what ALS was after watching this. I’ve seen a few on my timeline and I really hope they’re not only “accepting the challenge” but actually considering the cause and donating!