BOSTON (CBS) – Pete Frates, the man who started the Ice Bucket Challenge, is back home in Beverly after spending more than a week at the hospital.

Frates tweeted out a picture Wednesday evening with his wife, daughter and family beside him. Frates had been at Massachusetts General Hospital since July 2 fighting an infection.

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The former Boston College baseball captain is battling ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He and his family have helped raise millions of dollars for research.

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On Tuesday, Andrew Frates, Pete’s brother, told WBZ’s Dan Roche the last month has been tough and his family was eager to get him back home.