BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Pete Frates, The man who inspired the ALS Ice bucket challenge has died at 34.
Frates was diagnosed with ALS in 2012 and made it his mission to raise awareness about the chronic disease. The Ice Bucket Challenge was shared on social media and quickly turned into a viral sensation.
Celebrities such as Oprah, Lebron James, and Bill Gates all participated in the challenge.
Because of the Ice Bucket Challenge, more than $200 million dollar has been raised for ALS research.
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