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'Living While Dying' episode 1: Diagnosis

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Bruce Kramer at home
Bruce Kramer, who has ALS, at home Monday, Dec. 17, 2012 in the Hopkins condo he and his wife Ev Emerson moved to after his diagnosis.
Jennifer Simonson | MPR News

Bruce Kramer lived a remarkably rich life because of — not despite — an incurable, always fatal disease: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's Disease. He was diagnosed with ALS December 6, 2010, and died at age 59 on March 23, 2015. 

In this first episode, Kramer talks about his diagnosis and how it changed his view of the world.