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TORCH Award Winner Mark Dant is Today’s Honoree

Mark Dant: A former police officer transformed by parenthood into the first national advocate for Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) I, a rare disease in which is son has. His son Ryan was given a life expectancy of 10-12 years and is now … Continue reading

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TORCH Award Winner Melanie McKay is Today’s Honoree

Melanie McKay: A registered nurse and mom who set her mind to connecting families and advocating for statewide screening of Infantile-Onset Pompe Disease. Melanie was honored for her efforts in advocating for education, much-needed awareness, and research for a rare … Continue reading

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TORCH Award Winner Rylee Noble is Today’s Honoree

Rylee Noble: A tween with the rare disease Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) was honored for her efforts in advocating for education, much-needed awareness, and research for this genetic disorder that causes a deficiency of an enzyme required to break down certain protein. … Continue reading

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TORCH Award Winner Sharon Lagas is Today’s Honoree

Sharon Lagas: A mom who made it her mission to change the landscape of research for her boys after three generations of her family were diagnosed with Alport Syndrome including her and her mom and her brother’s children. Sharon co-founded … Continue reading

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Veteran Journalist and Author Marvin Scott is Today’s Honoree

Over a career spanning more than 50 years, veteran journalist Marvin Scott has seen it all.  From international headlines to local heroes, the eleven-time Emmy Award–winner and member of the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame has covered the … Continue reading

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Emmy Award Winning Violinist Damien Escobar is Today’s Honoree for Monday October 26th, 2015

Easy come, easy go; was the lesson two-time Emmy Award winning violinist, Damien Escobar learned when he and his brother walked away from a multi-million dollar brand that took ten years to build. The now 27-year-old’s claim to fame came … Continue reading

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Aftermath Lounge Author Margaret McMullan is Today’s Honoree

This summer marks the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. For every Katrina story that’s been told, there are hundred’s of private triumphs and heartbreaks that will never be divulged. Mississippi native, Margaret McMullan, witnessed this firsthand when she returned to … Continue reading

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“Your Hero’s Name Here” Winner John Wayne Walding is Today’s Honoree

It was a star-studded night at the 2014 CMT Music Awards as the best and brightest in country music celebrated in Nashville. During the live broadcast of the show, country music artist Justin Moore announced the winner of Crown Royal’s … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Mark DeCarlo

Mark  DeCarlo is a comedian, host and producer in LA, CA, with a hit Chicago show called Windy City Live that recently won him an Emmy for Outstanding Crafts Achievement for On-Camera Talent – Program Host/Moderator/Contributor. Mark is very involved in different charities  and … Continue reading

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