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Greer Gates of My Jewels of Hope is Today’s Honoree

Meet Greer Gates, 16, who started My Jewels of Hope in 2005 at 7 year old and lives less than an hour away from Seattle, WA.  As a Christmas Gift at 7 years old, Greer received a bead kit and … Continue reading

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Lacks Family Hela Foundation CEO Lawrence Lacks is Today’s Honoree

Mr. Lawrence Lacks, President & CEO of the Lacks Family HeLa Foundation, and eldest son of the late Henrietta Lacks known for her amazing immortal HeLa Cells. An untold amount was taken from his family and nothing was given back … Continue reading

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Cancer Research Advocate Richard Plotkin Is Today’s Honoree

Richard L. Plotkin graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (Wharton School of Finance & Commerce) in 1966 with a B.S. in Economics, followed by receiving a J.D. degree from Georgetown Law Center in 1969. He became a member of the … Continue reading

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