PRTODAY / NewswireToday Free press release distribution service network

Written by / Agency / Source: DeVeaux Agency

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!

NCADV Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with A Documentary - Discovery Health Channel’s Premieres special screening of “Reconstructing Carolyn Thomas”
NCADV Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with A Documentary

 

NewswireToday - /newswire/ - North Hollywood, CA, United States, 2006/10/06 - Discovery Health Channel’s Premieres special screening of “Reconstructing Carolyn Thomas”.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Broadcast/TV/Radio Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

On Friday October 6, Hollywood will join Discovery Health Channel, the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), 1-800 Charity Cars, Original Productions and MEGA Productions Entertainment at Raleigh Studios as they kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a special screening of the captivating and uplifting documentary Plastic Surgery: Before & After - “Reconstructing Carolyn Thomas”. This special event will be hosted by 100.3 The Beat’s Ananda Lewis.

The event will honor and highlight the courageous journey of facial reconstructive patient, Carolyn Thomas, from domestic violence victim to activist and survivor. There will be a special VIP and media screening of the one-hour program which documents Carolyn’s surgeries and the impact of the experience on her physical and spiritual healing. The evening will include a commemorative kite signing ceremony for a fundraiser to benefit NCADV. Noted Hollywood celebrities will be on hand to lend their signatures to 10 “Freedom Kites” representing the total number of operations Carolyn endured to reconstruct her face. Each of the “Freedom Kites” will be auctioned on E-Bay. A special “Freedom Kite”, signed by each of the celebrities in attendance, will be presented to Carolyn for her amazing transformation from a “Women without a Face” to a “Survivor With A Voice”

Dubbed “The Woman without a Face” by the national media, Carolyn survived a near fatal shooting at point blank range in December of 2003, when her estranged boyfriend shot and killed her mother then turned his .44 magnum revolver on her. Carolyn lost 80% of her face in the tragedy and was left blind in her right eye. Carolyn’s mouth, nose and upper jaw were so damaged, she was forced to breathe through a tracheotomy tube and consume liquids from an opening in her stomach for two years after the shooting. Carolyn fought back to reclaim her life and her facial features by undergoing ten operations over a year and a half period. Carolyn also managed to gather her courage to face her abuser in court for the first time since the brutal attack, all of which is documented in this riveting and candid show.

Though she barely survived the blast that ripped away her right eye, shattered her cheekbone and nose and destroyed her upper jaw, Carolyn believes she was spared to help educate others about the dangers of abusive relationships. “God allowed me to survive for some reason and I just had to learn how to be strong.” Carolyn used her severely mutilated image for a national public-awareness campaign targeted at potential victims and established a foundation to achieve her goals. “I may be a woman without a face, but I am not a woman without a voice.” In April 2006, Carolyn was an honored recipient of the Special Courage Award for her extraordinary bravery and perseverance in dealing with her victimization; the award was presented by the Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) in Washington DC.

Carolyn’s reconstruction was made possible by “Face To Face” a national program that sponsors surgeries for victims of violence. A “Dream Team” of specialists, led by facial-plastic and reconstructive surgeon Dr. Eugene Alford at Houston’s Methodist Hospital, volunteered for the lengthy and complex case. Writer, director and producer of the special, Mary E. Glynn, secured the exclusive rights to document Carolyn’s journey for the Discovery Health Channel. The program will air on Discovery Health - Sunday, October 8, 2006 at 7:00 pm PST/9:00 pm Central.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Broadcast/TV/Radio Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Written by / Agency / Source: DeVeaux Agency

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick Newswire Today Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Broadcast/TV/Radio articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


NCADV Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with A Documentary

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name Newswire Today and LINK as the source.
 
  Is this your article?
Activate ALL web links and social stream by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!

NCADV |
Publisher Contact: Latashia DeVeaux - DeveauxAgency.com 
310-420-9565 tashia[.]deveauxagency.com
 
Newswire Today - PRZOOM / PRTODAY disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any DeVeaux Agency securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Broadcast/TV/Radio via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!


Read Latest Articles From DeVeaux Agency / Company Profile


Read Broadcast/TV/Radio Most Recent Related Newswires:

The First Russian Channel Picks ATEME Contribution Technology to Support its International Content Exchange
Televarpið Deploys New Full-Software Converged Statmux Video Headend Powered by ATEME
TBC in Taiwan Launches Newly Digitized Platform Powered by NAGRA's OpenTV 5
Next Step Selects ATEME’s TITAN to Power the First HEVC DTH Service in Thailand
Orion Choses ATEME’s Encoders and Decoders to Follow its Expansion Program in Russia and CIS
Pay-TV, Video-on-demand, and IPTV in Africa Advance through Convergence
NEC to Provide Digital TV Transmitters for Colombia's Public Broadcasting Service
ATEME Powers Globo’s 4K HDR VOD Product
Dentsu Announces its Corporate Venture Capital Fund Dentsu Ventures Investment in U.S. VR Platform Company LiveLike
SmarDTV Sets A New Security Benchmark For Conditional Access Modules (CAM)
SmarDTV Adds Simple But Effective Fast-and-Easy Wi-Fi Configuration Button to its Wi-Fi CAM
Philippines’ Leading DTH Pay-TV Provider, Cignal, Deploying Conax Cardless Content Protection to Back Expansion Plans
ALi Extends Cardless STB Chipset Offering - Integrates HEVC Series SoCs with Next Generation of Conax Cardless Clients
NAGRA Extends 4K Ultra HD Content Protection Partnership with KT Skylife in Korea with AnyCAST CONNECT
NAGRA and Samsung Introduce TVkey - The Direct-to-TV Solution for 4K UHD Viewing

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business


PREMIUM Members


Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona

Visit  Triggr & Bloom





 
  ©2016 Newswire Today — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneurs newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today - NOT affiliated with PRNewswire as we declined their partnership offer in 2013
 
PRTODAY & NewswireTODAY are NOT affiliated with USA TODAY (usatoday.com)