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Reese Witherspoon Dedicates Ice Bucket Challenge Video to Friend Just Diagnosed with ALS

Reese Witherspoon Dedicates Ice Bucket Challenge Video to Friend Just Diagnosed with ALS

Reese Witherspoon gets doused with a bucket of ice water for her contribution to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge campaign.

“This is for my friend who was just diagnosed with ALS. I love you Nanci! You are a fighter and We are gonna beat this horrible disease together #projectALS #icebucketchallenge,” the 38-year-old actress captioned the video on Instagram.

In the clip, Reese mentions that her friend Nanci just got diagnosed with ALS this week amid the Ice Bucket Challenge initiative. We hope that the $62.5 million currently raised for the ALS Association help find a cure!

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  • Sara

    How much money did she donate? Having ice dumped on you does absolutely nothing to help fight ALS. Most people are just doing the stupid videos and not evening donating. With all the money she has I hope she donated at leas $100 000.

  • sarah

    Every single time I see a picture of her. ALWAYS think, “Do you know who I am”. Lol Still makes me laugh!!!!

  • http://alessandraconte alex

    you do know what I’m ? someone who that lives with many precious things, lika bags,shoes, and many other things…….it’s simple talk when the life smile at your behavior style and when your husband he’s a power man that works you always………reese you donate something from your money?

  • lol

    another famewhore all doing these cheap videos for self promotion , how much did she give thats teh question

  • Sonorita Lopez

    what is ice bucket challenge ?
    what is ALS ? What is the motive behind ice bucket challenge ?

  • BoNna

    My mom died from ALS. I don’t see a cure in the foreseeable future

  • Puro Familia

    STFU you asshat cooze!

  • F

    She looks really pretty. LOVE her outfit!

  • Someone from NY

    For those of you who have nothing nice to say…You are all horrible people! She’s trying to raise awareness. I’m sure she donated..but if she didn’t..who cares!! She’s doing more than most. Why do you have to be negative? I feel sorry for the sad and pessimistic life you lead. :-(

  • Dirk_Reese-Fan

    I´m happy to see Reese again, yep !
    She looks ossom and it´s a good idea of her to participate with the
    “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge”.
    ALS (Amyotropeous Laterale Sclerosis or Amyotropeous Lateralsclerosis Syndrome) a desease, that makes the body to a cage for the mind. All the nerves are destroyed step by step, that are responsible for the
    movement of all muscles. At the end even the lungs cannot be moved and the heart stops beating.
    Scientists don´t know much about the source of the desease.
    Is it an auto-immune-desease, that´s based on an “ALS-gene” or a “group of ALS-genes” ?
    Or are there other conditions that are participating with the “ALS-gene” or “ALS-genes” in order to cause ALS.
    Or is there no genetic base for that desease ?
    There are different degrees of intensity of ALS. That´s a sign, that the desease is based on a gene or a group of genes.
    ALS is not infectious.
    Or is the mechanism for ALS simply similar to the mechanism of asthma ?
    (asthma is an auto-immune-desease, too). The mechanism of an auto-immune-desease is, that the immune-system is attacking certain kinds of the body, because “it” is “thinking”, that these parts do not belong to the own body. But why ? If asthma was simply the chronifization of a not completed recovery of an infection or poisoning of the lungs (bronchitis), then ALS could be the chronifization of a not completed recovery of an infection or poisoning of a nerve-system.
    Then the immune-system has forgotten to realize, that the infection is gone. Thus it holds on attacking certain parts of the own body without stopping it. And that´s the chronifization.
    And then the question is: What is need to be done to make the immune-system work the normal way again ? Does it need a “new artificial shock” to learn to forget attacking parts of the own body ?
    Well, that´s all a theory.
    A lot of research must be done to find the answer !
    People who suffer from auto-immune-deseases like asthma take medcines like cortisone. Cortisone decreases the activity of the immune-system. Thus some bad side-effecs are the consequences.
    Cortisone cannot be the final answer !!!
    I wish Nanci the best therapy that exist !
    1000-SUNS-POWER-FOREVERRRIsTheStrenghtThatNanciNeeds, yep !
    I wish there was an MHE of starship Voyager:
    The Medical Holographic Emergency progamme.
    That “holo-doc” of the 24th century would heal her to 100% !

  • K

    I guess she must be referring to Nanci Ryder, her former publicist?