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ATLANTA -- Watching brilliant doctors chest bumping with the enthusiasm of college coeds is always a good time. The story behind the picture is a reboot of last summer's 'The Ice Bucket Challenge,' a challenge the heads of Emory's ALS Center are issuing again.

Emory has one of the largest centers for ALS in the country, so their lead team stood in front of Emory's School of Medicine to promote the 'Every August until a cure campaign,' encouraging people to do it again, to donate money again, to help research and find a cure for ALS.

Doctors Nicholas Boulis and Jonathan Glass bumped chests after getting the buckets dumped on their heads. They said they will do this every August, until there is a cure.

They then issued the ice bucket challenge to the incoming class of medical students at Emory University School of Medicine, all residents in neurosurgery and neurology at Emory, administrative staff at the new Emory Brain Health Center, and the whole incoming freshman class at Emory.

To watch the complete video of the Emory ALS Center staff taking the challenge, click here

The hashtags for the fundraising challenge are #EveryAugustUntilaCure and #ALSIceBucketChallenge. 

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