Discovery Actor has Lou Gehrig's Disease

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Mr. Laser Beam, Feb 28, 2020.

  1. Mr. Laser Beam

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    Ken Mitchell (Kol, Kol-Sha, Tenavik) was diagnosed with ALS, a.k.a. Lou Gehrig's Disease. Link :(
     
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  2. Cake

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    Horrible illness. Poor guy and I also feel sorry for his family.
     
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  3. BillJ

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    I wish him the best of luck fighting the disease.
     
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  4. The Wormhole

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    Shit, that's terrible. :(
     
  5. Lt.Smokey

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    Devastaring disease. Hope there are some treatments soon. One is in a phase 3 trial.
     
  6. Takeru

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    There's no fighting this, you'll just get worse and then you die.
    Worst disease ever, no one deserves this.
     
  7. Tosk

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    Holy shit. ALS at age 45. That really sucks.
     
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  9. saddestmoon

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    That is sad to hear! My thoughts are with him and his family... :(
     
  10. urbandk

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    He was stellar in every role. Devastating news. My thoughts are with him and his family.
     
  11. King Daniel Beyond

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    That's heartbreaking news :(
     
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    Horrible news, it’s basically a death sentence. He seems to have the right attitude. Spend a lot of time with family and enjoy his life during whatever time he has left.
     
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    Terrible news
     
  16. cultcross

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    That's really heartbreaking news, that's a horrible disease and he's a lovely guy, met him in Birmingham.
    :(
     
  17. Vger23

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    That's awful. I've liked him in a number of things, going all the way back to the TV series Jericho.

    I thought he really threw himself into the Klingon thing during DSC, and seems like a great guy. Every thought and prayer are with him and his family today.
     
  18. XCV330

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    its horrible :( I feel terrible for him
     
  19. DEWLine

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    Whatever the best can be for him now, I hope he gets it. My thanks to him for his work.