Sen. John Kennedy talks about courage of Donna Britt, Steve Gleason in fight against ALS

WASHINGTON, DC (WAFB) - US Sen. John Kennedy delivered a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday about the fight against ALS and mentioned Donna Britt in his address.

Kennedy told his fellow senators about how she and former Saints player Steve Gleason are showing "true grit" and "their courage is an inspiration."

Here is a copy of Kennedy's speech:

ALS – or Lou Gehrig's disease – has hit us hard in Louisiana.