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New goodwill ambassador 'thrilled and prepared'

posted on January 1, 2006 - 2:39pm
Viewers of the MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon on Labor Day were charmed by him. So much so that MDA has selected Luke Christie of Due West, S.C., to serve as MDA’s 2006 National Goodwill Ambassador.
posted on January 1, 2005 - 4:36pm
Psychology professor Rhoda Olkin hesitated before she requested her teenage son to take out the trash. “I was reluctant, at first, to ask him because it is physically hard for me. But then I realized that teenage boys all across America are taking out the kitchen garbage and I got over it,” said Olkin, who had polio and is a national expert on parents with disabilities.