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Ice Bucket Challenge breaks records, shows no signs of cooling
Ice Bucket Challenge breaks records, shows no signs of cooling

The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise funds for ALS research showed no signs of cooling this week, with the ALS Assn. reporting Wednesday that it had raised a whopping $8.6 million overnight. Between July 29 and Aug. 20, the organization has raised $31.5 million, more than 16 times the amount raised in the same time period last year. The organization has seen the windfall during the viral campaign in which participants douse themselves (or their friends) in buckets of ice water on video and post them to social media, challenging others to do the same or donate money to research for ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a degenerative condition also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. ...

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