Antonio Carbajal

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15, 1987
United States
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15, 1987 (age 33)
United States


Self-described wheelchair street photographer who was diagnosed with ALS at age 26. He's documented his own experiences with the disease as well as the struggles of others afflicted with it. His social media profiles feature the quote "I have ALS, ALS does not have me."

Before Fame

He supported himself with photography before the diagnosis, but had to scale back professional engagements after learning he had the disease. 


His wife Laarne Pelec assists in his photography because he no longer has the ability to hold a camera or physically set up shots. 

Family Life

He learned he had ALS while actively caring for his mother, Catherine Scott, who also suffered from the disease and had been fighting it for 14 years.

Associated With

He and his wife received significant donations after appearing on the Ellen DeGeneres show. 

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