BOSTON (CBS) – Pete Frates is back home after a stint in the hospital.
His mother says he was treated for pneumonia — a complication of his ALS. Pete’s return from the hospital came the same day as the seventh annual Plunge 4 Pete was held at Good Harbor Beach in Gloucester.READ MORE: Worcester Remembers 6 Firefighters Killed 22 Years Ago In Cold Storage Fire
People dressed in holiday apparel took the icy dip to help raise awareness for ALS.READ MORE: Boston Police Warn About Drinks Being Spiked With Drugs At Bars
Frates was diagnosed with the degenerative neurological disorder in 2012 when he was 27.MORE NEWS: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
He and his family launched the Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon, which went viral and helped raise hundreds of millions of dollars to research a cure and help other ALS families.