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Pete Frates in graduation gown

A Deeper Look At The Man Who Started The Ice Bucket Challenge

Pete Frates, a 29 year old Bostonian and former outfield star for Boston College, is the person credited for getting the #IceBucketChallenge off the ground. Frates was diagnosed with ALS back in the spring of 2012 and has been fighting the disease ever since.

 

This video highlights his personal journey and how it led to the Ice Bucket Challenge, which raised over $100 million for ALS research and treatment!

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