Tag "VIP Award"

From Persistence to Patients

    Accomplished physician proves that brains triumph over bigotry BY KARYN BRODSKY How would it feel to be incredibly intelligent and dedicated, yet delegitimized by peers as a young person, simply because of the color of one’s skin? Just

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Love…All

  Our VIP Award recipient, Adrienne Bransky, supports son’s effort to bring tennis to kids with autism. by Karyn Brodsky When it comes to children with autism, Dallas mom Adrienne Bransky knows firsthand that learning is winning. Her 14-year-old, middle

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Tragedy Into Triumph

  Ex-football player uses his words to prevent others from using their hands by Karyn Brodsky If the true test of a person’s strength is how they cope with adversity, then football player Chris Johnson is a very powerful individual. He turned

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Ginny Selec: Marathon Mom on a Mission

After losing her beloved brother to Lou Gehrig’s disease, one Plano mom found purpose in running. by Karyn Brodsky What’s usually the first instinct when life gets tough? Most would say, “Cut and run.” In Ginny Selec’s case, the “run” part

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The Determined Diplomat

  Ambassador Jeanne Phillips is a Mom on a Mission to Stop Human Trafficking by Karyn Brodsky Did you know the average age of a child who enters the human trafficking trade in Dallas is 13 years old? When Ambassador

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Heartbreak to Heroine

After the death of her 19-year-old son, Vanita Halliburton became a champion for change in society’s attitude about mental illness. Now, we’re talking. by Melissa Chaiken | Section Editor Few parents can imagine a tragedy worse than the death of

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Homeless to Hopeful…

Shanjula Harris takes home GLF’s Very Inspiring Parent (VIP) Award by Karyn Brodsky | Staff Writer What does it take to go from homeless to hopeful? Shanjula Harris of Dallas knows from personal experience. It takes steel resolve, trust in

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Making the Grade

VIP AWARD RECIPIENT Harry LaRosiliere Gives Back Through Public Service    By Karen Brodsky | Staff

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Nancy Lieberman scores our VIP (Very Inspiring Parent) Award

From Hoops To Hope: Basketball Hall-of-Famer, Philanthropist and Mom, Nancy Lieberman Scores Our VIP Award  By

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