Famous personalities with a rare disease
Rare Diseases can strike anyone. From ordinary folk to famous personalities. One such famous personality with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) is Prof. Stephen Hawking. Hawking is considered one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists of our century. His work on the origins and structure of the universe from the Big Bang theory to black holes have changed the landscape of physics.
Despite the struggles and the odds, Hawking emerged as a brilliant intellectual.