A veteran of American television Larry Stogner more than 40 years working as a TV presenter channel news WTVD. Soon, however, he will have to leave your favorite job – on the days he reported live during a newscast that is terminally ill.
Larry Stogner (Larry Stogner) began working on television more than 40 years ago. He had to act as a reporter, and then he became popular among TV viewers as the host of the evening news.
But this week, for the first time in decades, Larry said live unusual text – it appealed to viewers saying goodbye.
“Many of you noticed that my voice in the last months has changed, and it became slower. I have received numerous e-mail messages in which you guess what caused such changes and give different advice. As it turned out, I’m sick of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, and my career as a TV presenter is coming to the finale,” the last words Larry spoke in a shaky voice.
He added that soon will go into a two week vacation, and then for some time to return to work, then go to the hospital.
A disease that can kill Stogner for 2, maximum of 5 years, is a neurodegenerative disease that affects the brain and spinal cord.
As a result, the patient develops paralysis of the limbs, and then comes death, the cause of which is either a respiratory infection, or paralysis of the respiratory muscles.
Western doctors call this disease disease Lou Gehrig (Henry Louis Gehrig) in memory of the famous American baseball player, who has this disease manifested at the age of 36 years and was the cause of his premature death.
The disease is rare: it occurs in no more than 6 people for every 100,000 of the population.