In this moving exploration of the affect illness can have on a life, and on the family and friends trying to support the sick person, David Cry examines his personal history of dealing with a terminal illness. David suffers from Adreleukodystrophy (ALD), a genetically determined neurological disorder that affects 1 in every 17,900 boys worldwide. Alternates between anecdotes from David Cry's personal history with the illness, and a loving, heartfelt account of helping his stepson Logan through his final months.
David Cry is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Adrenoleukodystrophy Foundation, an organization founded in 2000 to serve the needs of families with the fatal pediatric condition, ALD. David lives his passions daily, having assisted mothers and fathers affected by this terrible condition in over 150 countries. David has established relationships with researchers at Johns Hopkins, Duke, Minnesota, Harvard, M.I.T., and many other institutions of higher learning. Care today for a cure tomorrow has been The ALD Foundation's motto since day one, and David works tirelessly every day to make this change a reality. He currently resides in Slidell, Louisiana with his wife Jaymee and son Brennan. J.K. Simmons is an American actor of film, television and stage. Simmons' performance in Whiplash received universal acclaim and earned him more than 30 accolades, including the Academy Award, the Golden Globe Award and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor.