Steve Gleason: 'I just got a feeding tube...Life ain't easy but it's awesome'

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Posted on April 18, 2012 at 8:19 AM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 18 at 9:36 AM

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NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Saint Steve Gleason announced that he had been diagnosed with ALS in 2011.

It's a terminal illness with no cure that leads to muscle degeneration.

On Twitter he said, "The realities of ALS...I just got a feeding tube...Life ain't easy but it's awesome."

He posted a video online of his hospital stay:

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