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ENCORE for #CuresNow


03.31.16

Last week, legendary rocker Roger Daltrey added his voice to the effort to deliver #CuresNow and rocked the House. Describing the 21st Century Cures Act as “fantastic” and “so necessary,” there’s no doubt that Daltrey’s words will be a lasting anthem on the #Path2Cures.

But the rock legend and teen cancer advocate wasn’t the only participant leaving the crowd wanting more. Sarah Kennedy told the emotional story behind her daughters being diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy. Joel Wood spoke about his son James, and his life with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. And Bishop O’Connell High School senior Walter Whitt earned applause after sharing personal reflections on his battle with cystic fibrosis. Our “Conversation on Child Cures” brought the house down and the featured voices helped highlight why we can’t wait any longer for cures. The momentum for Cures continues to build.

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BONUS VIDEO: Watch Bishop O’Connell students’ creative House of Cards video recap of their day on the Hill with Walter

Click here to watch archived video of the event, or here to view photos.

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Roger Daltrey pushes ‘Child Cures’ on Capitol Hill

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Roger Daltrey: Looking Out For Another G-g-generation

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Cause Celeb: Roger Daltrey of The Who headlines Capitol Hill panel on childhood diseases

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Roger Daltrey shows that Who cares about next generation of medicine

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The Who’s Roger Daltrey: Teens with cancer deserve better

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O’Connell student takes center stage in congressional health hearing

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