Portage father battling ALS takes 'ice bucket challenge'

PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A Portage father battling ALS also took the ice bucket challenge.

33-year-old Brian Schnurstein says he's not letting the disesae slow him down from being a husband and father to his 5-year-old daughter.

His family is doing everything it can to support him and find a cure for the disease.

Schnurstein has lived with the disease for several years now.

He's even traveled to Washington, D.C. to urge Congress to help find a cure.