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Video: The tear-jerking story of how the Ice Bucket Challenge originated

Published 25/08/2014 | 14:33

Peter Frates on his wedding day
Peter Frates on his wedding day

ESPN broadcast a heartwarming video about the man who inspired the Ice Bucket Challenge which has became a worldwide phenomenon.

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"SC Featured" told the story of former Boston College captain Peter Frates, who inspired the "Ice Bucket Challenge" phenomenon that has raised awareness -- and over $10 million -- for ALS.

His message is currently sweeping across Ireland and raising much-needed funds for the Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association.

Here's the video below:

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