Marcelo Gracia was 38 when he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease. Six years later, the disease ravaged his body. In September 2017, doctors predicted that he had three months left to live.
"I feel fortunate that my son Gael is helping me as much as he can," said Marcel Gracia about 24-year-old Gael Guadalupe Gracia Garcia. Gael Garcia cared for his father full-time while working shifts at a D&R Wash and Dry laundromat.
Marcelo Gracia died on Feb. 7, 2018.