And the Winner is... Tracy's Kids! - 5:05
with Tom Brokaw, Rep. Diana Degette and Rep. Fred Upton
Posted Mar 24, 2016
Comcast Newsmakers highlights this 11th annual event for Tracy's Kids, an organization devoted to helping young cancer patients and their families to cope with illness through art therapy. Features 2016 Courage Award recipients Tom Brokaw, Rep. Diana Degette and Rep. Fred Upton. Tom Brokaw, 2016 Courage Award Recipient, stated at the event, "Society has a real obligation, I think, to deal with cancer, especially among kids, and to have emotional support for them, not just medical support." Visit Tracy's Kids on the web or on Facebook.
Hosted by: Yolanda Vazquez Produced by: National Newsmakers Team
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The Art of Healing
Advocates say art therapy is an effective tool to help young cancer patients and their families cope with the stress of disease and treatment. Tracy's Kids is a nonprofit focused on supporting these young patients through art therapy and awareness-raising events like its annual "And the Winner Is" fundraiser. Highlights include commentary from Second Lady Karen Pence; Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.; and his wife Marcelle Leahy, Tracy's Kids board member.