July 4th – In Lou Gehrig’s Honor

Head on over to SFGate for a unique Doc Gurley take on the Fourth of July American Independence holiday – a celebration and remembrance on this 70th anniversay of Lou Gehrig’s farewell speech. Major League Baseball is honoring the occasion by reading Lou Gehrig’s words in their entirety in the 7th inning of 15 games nationwide. So what does a 70-year-old, 270-word retirement speech have to do with me and you – and your health?

Read the article and check out the original video newscast. It’s profoundly moving, and an inspirational lesson for us all.

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