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    Coach Orr

    Johnnys oldest daughter Robin passed away last night from a ALS. If you could keep the old coach and his family in your thoughts.


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    god bless Johnny and family



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    Thoughts and prayers. Horrible, horrible disease. Had a few friends who've suffered from it.

    Been a miserable week for this type of stuff.

    Doesn't Coach's wife have Altheimers too?


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    Re: Coach Orr

    My condolences, thoughts and prayers to Coach Orr and his family



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    Re: Coach Orr

    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Thoughts and prayers. Horrible, horrible disease. Had a few friends who've suffered from it.

    Been a miserable week for this type of stuff.

    Doesn't Coach's wife have Altheimers too?
    It's Alzheimer's. Yes, she does.

    Thoughts to the Orr family.



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    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Thoughts and prayers. Horrible, horrible disease. Had a few friends who've suffered from it.

    Been a miserable week for this type of stuff.

    Doesn't Coach's wife have Altheimers too?
    I might have misunderstood your post, but ALS and Alzheimers are not the same thing. Both are horrible, but very different. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Might be because my mother passed away from ALS, but my opinion is that there is not much worse than that disease.



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    Quote Originally Posted by DaddyMac View Post
    Thoughts and prayers. Horrible, horrible disease. Had a few friends who've suffered from it.

    Been a miserable week for this type of stuff.

    Doesn't Coach's wife have Altheimers too?

    I think ALS is Lou Gehrig's disease? I could be wrong though.


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    [QUOTE=Cobleclone;1718107]I might have misunderstood your post, but ALS and Alzheimers are not the same thing. Both are horrible, but very different. ALS is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Might be because my mother passed away from ALS, but my opinion is that there is not much worse than that disease.[/QUOTE]


    That's why I heard. I'll admit I was in tears when I finished "Tuesdays with Maurrie."


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    Coach's wife Romie has been in a battle with Alzheimer's disease. She also had a broken hip and then physical therapy last winter.

    Marc Hansen had a good story in the Register last year...can't find the link.



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    What I was asking was that in addition to his daughter having ALS, doesn't his wife also have Alzheimers? (Answer being yes)

    Well aware it's not the same. Rather that those are two horrible (prolonged) diseases and a mountain for a single family to handle at the same time.



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    God Bless the Orr family. RIP Robin



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    My thoughts go out to your family, Coach.



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    Horrible news.

    Thoughts and Prayers going out to Coach Orr and his family.



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    Re: Coach Orr

    Just wanted to add my thoughts and prayers for the Orr family as well. I simply don't know what else to say.



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    Our Thoughts and prayers are with the Orr family.


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