ABC-TV to show rerun of ‘Extreme Makeover’ with Greenville football coach Jeremy Williams

Did you miss the season-ending episode of ABC-TV’s “Extreme Makeover” featured Greenville High football coach Jeremy Williams and his family?

No worries, because the network is scheduled to show it again on Sunday at 8 p.m.

Williams has inspired many with his attitude toward the terminal illness of ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s disease. The “Extreme Makeover” crew leveled the Williams’ old house, and built a new one which is handicap accessible for both Williams and his son who is in his wheelchair due to spina bifida.

How is Williams doing this year? The coach is having some health problems. He is a wearing a “voice amplifier” because he can no longer speak very loud. It’s a headset with a microphone, along with an amplifier belt tied around his waist. Williams also sits in a wheelchair during games after being able to stand for last season’s games.

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7 comments Add your comment

cane fan

September 19th, 2010
5:46 pm

Jeremy is truly an inspiration, my thoughts and prayers go out to he and his family….God Bless jeremy

steve swenson

September 19th, 2010
8:25 pm

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Steve Swenson


September 19th, 2010
8:37 pm

God bless this family. What a wonderful testimony to being strong, loving each other, and having faith. No more deserving family out there!


September 19th, 2010
10:44 pm

Is there a place to keep up with updates on Jeremy and how he is doing?


September 19th, 2010
11:08 pm

I cried my eyes out the first time this show aired, and then again tonight. This world needs more people in it like Jeremy Williams and his family. God bless them, they are such an inspiration!

Lisa Schweizer

September 20th, 2010
6:34 am

I watched the rerun last night, cried from beginning to end. My brother Tom is 52 and also has ALS, what a terrible disease, no cure. Mr. Williams story gave me hope and inspiration, God bless him and his family. A cure can’t come any sooner.

Ryann Ridley

September 20th, 2010
8:08 pm

cried from beginning to end of this amazing story. his family is in my prayers. is there any where i could be updated on his health?