A Letter from “Back to the Future” co-creator Bob Gale

November 25, 2015

Dear Friend,

As you know, in our 1989 film Back to the Future Part II, director Robert Zemeckis and I made a lot of predictions about the world of 2015, and on October 21st, we got to see how many of them came true. It turns out, we got more right than we expected, including flat screen televisions with home video conferencing, drones, payment by thumbprint, voice activated appliances, rejuvenation of decaying urban areas with green spaces, a major league baseball team in Miami and big screen 3D movies.

Now that "we're in the future," I've been asked to make some predictions about 2045. Although I don't expect we'll have time traveling flying DeLoreans, I think we might have recreational hoverboard parks. Undoubtedly, the Cubs will win the World Series in 2045!

And one other thing I'm going to predict is a cure for Parkinson's disease. This is a prediction you can help make happen by supporting the Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) in any way that you can. It's an organization that's working to create a better future, not only for those living with Parkinson's disease, but for their families as well.

In the words of "Doc" Emmett L. Brown, "your future is whatever you make it, so make it a good one." So please join me in supporting MJFF and Team Fox: Together, we can make a future without Parkinson's disease a reality.

Thank you.


Bob Gale

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