My Turn: Kathy & Kris

by: Freddy Martinez -Please let me tell you a story about 2 beautiful women named Kathy and Kris, our guardian angels who on this day and always, our hearts so sorely miss. -As sisters they surely loved each other, as all sisters do…Forging an incomparable bond, one that would be shared by only those two. -Together they grew up and …

My Turn: Life Doesn’t Have To Stop Because Of ALS

by: Porsha Chalmers My husband Brian and I have always considered ourselves to be just regular people.  We both served our country as Marines.  Brian’s tour of duty was in Desert Storm and I was stationed on the East Coast.  We married, had a son and now we live in a bungalow in Lincoln Park. Our greatest joys have always …

My Turn: What Am I Truly Feeling?

by: Regis Kleiss Regis Kleiss lives in Royal Oak, MI. A self-taught poet, Regis has written more than 200 poems that touch on a myriad of topics. This poem expresses his feelings about being diagnosed with ALS this year at age 25. Regis is a 2003 graduate from Dondero High School. While at Dondero he was Captain of the Track …