Pete Frates was a man at war with his own body. A man whose love for others was unshakable. A man who refused to fight alone, and in so doing mobilized a global army to combat one of the most devastating diseases on earth: ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease.
When disease crippled Frates, the former Boston College baseball star turned tragedy into inspiration. Pete’s story is a testament to the power of love, the steadfastness of family, the generosity of strangers, and the compassion of crowds.
Casey Sherman is the New York Times bestselling author of nine books including The Finest Hours and Boston Strong. Sherman is also a contributing writer for Esquire, FOX News.com, Boston Magazine, Boston Common, and The Huffington Post.
David M. Wedge is the author of Boston Strong. He is also a journalist, communications strategist and award-winning former reporter for the Boston Herald. He is married to Boston Herald columnist Jessica Heslam and has two children. They live in Milton, Massachusetts.
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Half of the authors’ proceeds will go to the Frates family.