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Palestine Herald-Press: Never Too Old for Accolades

July 09, 2009 by Bill Strong

Thank you again Palestine Herald-Press and Cheril Vernon for another wonderful article! We are so glad you featured the thoughtful deed by your newly elected mayor. Harry can't stop talking about it!!! And as "Honorary Citizens," Mayor Herrington gets our vote for re-election!

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Care2.com: The #1 Genetic Killer of Young Children - that You've

July 09, 2009 by Bill Strong

Care2.com, one of our corporate sponsors for Sponsor-A-Mile, has been so unbelievably supportive and encouraging of all of our cause efforts. This week they asked us to guest blog on their Care2 community. Not only did they post our blog post, but they featured it on their homepage as their...
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The Palestine Telegraph

July 08, 2009 by Victoria Strong
To our surprise, The Palestine Telegraph picked up our story. I think they may have their wires a bit crossed as the last time I checked Palestine, Texas is no where near Jerusalem (as pictured). And the last time I glanced in the mirror, Gwendolyn and I look nothing like that mother and child, but...
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Gwendolyn Meets Harry

July 04, 2009 by Victoria Strong

We are beyond words thrilled to be here, to be with Harry, to be together. We are all savoring each and every single moment. Gwendolyn can't take her eyes off Harry - literally. She is mesmerized by him and his voice. I suppose we all are. We always have been. Anyone who has ever met Harry is....

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KYYK-98.3FM (Palestine, TX): Bill Strong Speaks about Daughter Gwendolyn,

July 02, 2009 by Bill Strong

Thank you Gary Richards of KYYK-98.3FM (Palestine, TX) for helping us get the word out about Gwendolyn's disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), and driving further support for our 5,000 mile cross-country fundraiser and awareness trip to help END SMA once and for all.

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KYTX-19 (CBS-Tyler, TX): SMA Campaign

July 02, 2009 by Bill Strong

Thank you Lynne Sullivant and KYTX-19 (CBS-Tyler, TX) for pulling together such a thorough story on Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) and SponsorAMile.com, Gwendolyn's 5,000 mile drive to help raise awareness about SMA and END this horrible disease once and for all. We really appreciate everything!
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KLTV-7 (ABC-Tyler, TX): SMA Journey

July 02, 2009 by Bill Strong

Thank you Philippe Djegal and KLTV-7 (ABC-Tyler, TX) for helping us raise much needed awareness about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic killer of young children!

Click here for the text of the story by Philippe or click here to watch the ABC news story or click here to watch the...
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Palestine Herald-Press: Journey For A Cure

June 30, 2009 by Bill Strong
Thank you Palestine Herald-Press and Cheril Vernon for running such a great story on Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Gwendolyn, Gwendolyn Strong Foundation, Sponsor-A-Mile To End SMA, and PetitionToCureSMA.com!

To read the story click here or click on the image below.

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SB Independent: Strong Family Takes to the Road

June 25, 2009 by Bill Strong
Thank you so much Santa Barbara Independent and Ty Manning for running such a great story on SMA, PetitionToCureSMA.com, the Gwendolyn Strong Foundation, and SponsorAMile.com. We really appreciate your help in raising awareness about Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), the #1 genetic killer of young...
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KVBC-3 (NBC-Las Vegas): Family brings awareness to a little-known

June 25, 2009 by Victoria Strong

Thank you KVBC-3 (NBC-Las Vegas) and Katherine Whaley for featuring SMA and helping us further our mission to raise awareness about SMA, which we believe will lead to a cure for future generations.

Thank you also to Heather for helping pull this all together for us. You are awesome!

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Noozhawk: Santa Barbara Family Hits the Road in Continued Quest for

June 23, 2009 by Bill Strong

Thank you Noozhawk for running a story on SMA and Gwendolyn's 5,000 mile cross country RV adventure to meet her 104-year-old great-grandfather, Harry Gillespie, and raise much needed awareness about SMA in the process.

Click here to read the Noozhawk story!
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Associated Press (AP) Spreads Much Needed Awareness About SMA

June 21, 2009 by Bill Strong
Several publications picked up the story from the AP about Gwendolyn's 5,000 mile drive to meet her 104-year-old great-grandfather from the front page of The Vicksburg Post yesterday spreading much needed awareness about SMA. Click below to check them out:
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Santa Barbara News-Press: STRONG BOND: Couple hits road to fight

June 20, 2009 by Bill Strong
Santa Barbara News-Press: STRONG BOND: Couple hits road to fight the disease that's killing their daughter, by Scott Steepleton, June 20, 2009

Thank you Santa Barbara News-Press and Scott Steepleton for running this story about SMA and Gwendolyn's drive to END SMA on the front page today. You guys...
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The Vicksburg Post - Race against time

June 20, 2009 by Bill Strong
The Vicksburg Post: Race Against Time - by Tish Butts, June 20, 2009

The Vicksburg Post ran a story on the front page this morning about SMA, Gwendolyn, and our drive to unite her with her 104-year-old great-grandfather, Harry Gillespie. Thank you Vicksburg Post and Tish Butts for running the story!
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Daily Sound: Couple finds strength in fighting for a cure

June 19, 2009 by Bill Strong
Daily Sound: Couple finds strength in fighting for a cure - by Eric Lindberg, June 19, 2009

Thank you Eric and Daily Sound for featuring SMA, Gwendolyn, and our drive to end SMA. We really appreciate everything!

Click on the image below or here to read the story.

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KEYT-3 (ABC) Santa Barbara, CA story aired 6/17/09

June 17, 2009 by Bill Strong
Check out the story KEYT-3 (ABC) in Santa Barbara, CA aired on Gwendolyn and SponsorAMile.com. Thank you to Mike Klan and his crew from KEYT for pulling this story together and helping us raise much needed awareness about SMA!

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Bill is iParenting.com's Dad of the Month

May 11, 2009 by Victoria Strong
Anyone who reads this blog regularly knows that Bill is an AWESOME father. I always knew he would be a great dad because he is a thoughtful and loving husband. But, Bill is truly an incredible father -- and not because our daughter is sick -- in spite of it. He is completely and utterly devoted to...
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Bill is MVP Dad

April 09, 2009 by Victoria Strong

I'm so, so excited! Bill was selected by SBParent.org as their MVP Dad. I am so thrilled to see him honored in this way because I know he is an incredible father...I get to see it every day. Click here to read the article.
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The Power of Blogging

March 03, 2009 by Victoria Strong
I am relatively new to the blogging world. I knew about blogs, but I never read them. I didn't really get it because, although it is hard to believe now, I'm actually a pretty private person. In fact, last summer when Bill brought up creating a blog, I balked at the idea. We had just been through...
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Gwendolyn in "Delaware County Daily Times"

October 27, 2008 by Victoria Strong
Last week Gwendolyn was featured in an article in the Delaware County Daily Times, a newspaper in my sister's area. Thank you super sister Elizabeth for pursuing this and putting yourself out there, thank you Commissioner Heilmann for making the introduction and helping make this happen, and thank...
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