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Video: CM Punk takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Here are links to watch others who have taken the challenge:

- Vince McMahon
- Nikki Bella
- Triple H
- The Rock

What you see above is video of retired professional wrestler CM Punk taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. If you aren't aware, the initial idea for the challenge was for someone to either dump a bucket of ice water over their head over make a donation to help fight ALS. It's turned into celebrities and supporters doing both before challenging three more people to take the challenge.

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Between July 29 and today, August 12, The ALS Association and its 38 chapters have received an astonishing $4 million in donations compared to $1.12 million during the same time period last year. The ALS Association is incredibly grateful for the outpouring of support from those people who have been doused, made a donation, or both. Contributions further The Association's mission to find a cure for ALS while funding the highest quality of care for people living with the disease.

"We have never seen anything like this in the history of the disease," said Barbara Newhouse, President and CEO of The ALS Association. "We couldn't be more thrilled with the level of compassion, generosity and sense of humor that people are exhibiting as they take part in this impactful viral initiative."

With only about half of the general public knowledgeable about amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, the Ice Bucket Challenge is making a profound difference. Since July 29, The Association has welcomed more than 70,000 new donors to the cause.

Whether he ever comes back to professional wrestling or not, it's good to see Punk doing something for a good cause. And, hey, you get to watch his wife, AJ Lee, dump a bucket of ice water over his head.

Everyone wins.

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