If Ed Dobson had given up on his life 13 years ago, he’d have missed walking his daughter down the aisle. He wouldn’t have met his grandchildren. His story would have gone untold.
But he didn’t give up. Instead, he’s chosen to share his story to inspire others.
The 64-year-old pastor from Grand Rapids, Mich., was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, or “Lou Gehrig’s disease”) more than a decade ago. He was given 2-5 years to live, according to the video above. Coming to terms with the diagnosis was hard — but eventually, one fact dawned on him:
It ain’t over, ’til it’s over.