Community gathers for memorial run/walk organized for Dr. Josh Wandell at Elizabethton school

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ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. (WJHL) – People wishing to pay tribute to the late former principal of Eastside Elementary School in Elizabethton gathered Sunday for a 3-km run/walk.

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Josh Wandell died last Saturday after battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease, also known as ALS.

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After his diagnosis, Wandell continued to follow his heart and do what he loved, like running and competing in races.

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