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Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss Founder Paige Stringer is Today’s Honoree

In 2009, Paige established Global Foundation For Children With Hearing Loss (GFCHL) to help provide children ages 0-6 who are deaf or hard of hearing with access to locally based early identification, intervention expertise and services during the most critical years of … Continue reading

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We Cancerve Movement Founder Grace Callwood is Today’s Honoree

Grace E. G. Callwood, age 15, is the founder and chairwoman of the board of advisors for the We Cancerve Movement, a foundation that creates giving opportunities that can be supported by the community, especially youth in the community, to … Continue reading

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Mama Alice Founder Frederique Kallen is Today’s Honoree

Frederique Kallen grew up on a farm in the village of Noorbeek in the Netherlands. Her mother Alice Kallen-Frijns was the epitome of beauty, acceptance and love—traits that radiate today through Frederique’s infectious smile and laugh. Alice worked as an … Continue reading

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Author and Teen Climate Change Expert Arjun Marwaha is Today’s Honoree

Arjun Marwaha is an ambitious young high school student who just released his first book Our Changing Earth: Why Climate Change Matters to Young People. At just 17, while most kids are looking to get their driver’s license and to go … Continue reading

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Devereux Georgia Advisory Board Chair Hank Booth is Today’s Honoree

As a young boy growing up in the 1960s and ‘70s in Nashville, Tenn., Hank Booth struggled emotionally and socially, while searching for answers to questions such as: Who am I and what is my purpose in life? When Booth … Continue reading

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New York Food Service Manager Doug Patton is Today’s Honoree

In his 20 years on the job, Patton has always tried to keep a sunny disposition – and plenty of so-called “dad jokes” on hand. (e.g., “Where do ships go when they are sick? Well, the dock of course!”) Patton’s … Continue reading

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Author and Foster Care Advocate Keri Vellis is Today’s Honoree

Keri and her husband Ted became licensed as foster parents about five years ago after Ted, who is in law enforcement, had a particularly grueling night on the job. He came home from work and told Keri about a very … Continue reading

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