Explorers Discover Primitive And Superstitious Tribespeople Who Believe That Dousing Themselves With Water Will Cure Diseases

ice bucket challenge
ice bucket challenge

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I just returned from the Bangor Humane Society, where I willingly dumped a bucket of ice water over my head. In doing so, I joined millions across the country who have done the same. If you haven’t witnessed this odd behavior, which has gone viral in the world of social media, then I’m not sure where you’ve been — perhaps, and hopefully, lakeside in Maine, with no Internet or television. The ice bucket challenge was devised as a unique way to bring attention to ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease, a debilitating and always fatal neurodegenerative disease. (read more at the Bangor Daily News)

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