Profile in Courage - Attorney Marty Dunn Stands Tall Against ALS

December 8, 2008

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Martin Dunn, former Bacon Wilson attorney and friend of the firm.

Marty Dunn first started noticing a slight slurring of his speech about a year ago. Soon, others noticed as well. Eight months later, he would be officially diagnosed with ALS -- amytrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease. It's been a strange, almost surreal 2008 for Dunn, vice president of contracts for Chicopee's Turbocare and a well known attorney in the region. But the past is certainly not his focus. Instead, it's the present and especially the future. There is much planning to do for Dunn, who wants to be an inspiration, not the object of pity, and a determination to make the very most of the time he has left -- especially this time....

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by: George O'Brien

BusinessWest
December 8, 2008

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