Your VIP Access to Yesterday’s “Conversation on Child Cures”
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), and Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO) held a panel discussion Wednesday entitled, “Conversation on Child Cures.” The discussion, headlined by Roger Daltrey of The Who and co-founder of Teen Cancer America, featured patients and advocates.
Below is your all access pass for every step on yesterday’s #Path2Cures. For a recap of the event, click here.
Tuesday night: the stage was set.
Before the conversation kicked off, panelists and their families visited with each other.
Upton and DeGette get face-to-face with the rock legend.
Meet the full panel (from left to right): Simon Davies, Roger Daltrey, Rep. Diana DeGette (D-CO), Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ), Sarah Kennedy, Walter Whitt, and Joel Wood.
James and Dana Wood look on as Joel Wood speaks. James is battling Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
DeGette asked Daltrey and Davies about their work at Teen Cancer America.
Committee Members take advantage of the photo op.
Daltrey met Buddy Cassidy, who has Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Rumor has it Buddy might be in the audience at The Who’s show tonight…
Some of Whitt’s (in blue blazer) classmates at Bishop O’Connell High School came out to support him, and got an audience with Daltrey.
After the discussion concluded, Daltrey spoke with NBC4 Washington.
That’s a wrap. Daltrey, flanked by the Teen Cancer America team, gavels the event to a close.
For more information about the event, participants, or to watch archived video, click HERE.