NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve seen the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge sweep the internet, prompting millions of people from Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy to Derek Jeter to dump water on themselves for charity.
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As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, it got its start among golfers as a way to support pet charities. Pro Chris Kennedy challenged his cousin Jeanette Senerchia, of Pelham, whose husband Anthony suffers from ALS.