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    Posted on October 2, 2013 at 11:04 PM

    Updated Thursday, Oct 10 at 11:14 AM

    A civilian employee in Japan says what's happening in Washington D.C. could hasten his death. Lou Gehrig's disease – ALS – is attacking his body, and although life-saving treatment is waiting for him here at home, the shutdown has him stuck overseas.

    By ZAHID ARAB / KING 5 News

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