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Three Atlanta radio hosts fired for mocking former football player battling ALS

Posted at 8:44 PM, Jun 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-17 20:44:42-04

Three radio hosts in Atlanta are out of a job after making jokes about former New Orleans Saints safety Steve Gleason over the air. Gleason is currently battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

According to usatoday.com, Gleason tried writing Peter King’s Monday Morning Quarterback column and talked about his daily struggles.

Click here to listen to the audio. 

In the audio, the three hosts from 790 The Zone were mocking the former football player’s condition.

During the segment, they imitated a robotic voice which is something many people who suffer from this illness must use to communicate.

Click here to read more about this developing story on USA Today.