I recently met a woman named Ginger dealing with ALS. If you read down towards the end of the link below you'll see how far hopkins has come. I'll post some other newer news as soon as I finish unpacking. I hope you made your plane. We missed ours by 10 minutes. Oh well.

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases...1106122525.htm

Sue...who now functions as a C5/7 but the clot was at C4. Good luck and blessings.