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Mark Malinowski
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Mark Malinowski is a consumer brand marketing communications strategist for Cone Communications in Boston, MA. He works on both non-profit and brand accounts, with a focus on Social Impact.

Mark graduated from Emerson College in Boston, MA, with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication.

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Beyond the Bucket: Giving ALS Patients a Voice of Their Own

(4) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 2:12 PM

Late last year my partner Randy began to drastically decline after years of fighting ALS. He was no longer mobile, he was down to 92 pounds (from a high of 165) and he was losing his ability to speak.

Before the effects of ALS took hold, Randy had a powerful...

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For All Those Complaining About the ALS #icebucketchallenge: 10 Reasons Why You Shouldn't

(31) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 7:00 PM

1). My partner Randy Pipkin died at 42 of ALS, after fighting nine years to survive this horrible disease. He was 5`11" and 92lbs when he died. For the last two years, he was completely trapped in his body.

2). ALS is referred to as an "orphan disease,"...

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What Happens When the Love of Your Life Dies?

(2) Comments | Posted May 27, 2014 | 3:49 PM

After a nine-year battle, my husband Randy Pipkin died of ALS in late March. Aside from the horrors of ALS, we had a great life together. We lived in the moment and truly were partners in life. Before Randy got sick, we traveled the world, lived in New York City...

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The Last Blog Post

(1) Comments | Posted April 24, 2014 | 5:47 PM

After a nine-year battle against ALS, Randy Pipkin passed away on March 27, 2014 at 5:15 pm ET. His last blog post went up approximately an hour before he passed. He left this world quickly and peacefully, but not before he left his mark. Randy was a fighter and what...

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