Radiothon

GNA's Surprise Call From Country Music Legend During Radiothon
Wow.  That's the only way to sum up our feelings as the phone call came into the GNA studio this morning just before noon.  Alabama lead singer Randy Owen, who also happens to be the man at the forefront of the 'Country Cares For St. Jude Kids Radiothon' shocked Brian and Chrissy with an unexpected …
The ABCs Of Cancer - A Child's Perspective
While visiting the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, it was eye-opening how they understand the needs of the patients and their families. There is a wall inside the hospital that deals with the ABCs of Cancer. It is a powerful and moving display from the children's perspect…
I Honestly Thought I Was Ready For Yesterday's Radiothon
I cried a lot yesterday morning on the show, on and off the air; before, during and long after the mics were shut off. I was exhausted and it was only hour number two. Our friends at St. Jude tried to warn me. They said I should pace myself; that doing upwards of 13 hours on the air during the WGNA …
Cancer Child's Picture Is One Yucky Image I'll Never Forget
How many of you post artwork from your children on your desk at work or on the refrigerator at home? I know I do. The artwork usually represents happy times; the sun in shining, a dog is playing, the birds are chirping and children are playing.  Imagine for a second that your child wasn't drawing ha…
The First Thing That Stood Out to Me at St. Jude's
Do you remember going to the doctor as a kid? To me, it was scary and I never really knew what was going on, just that I had to be there and chances are I needed a shot. St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital this is what makes it a completely different experience.

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