posts tagged with Danny Thomas

Father reflects on FedEx plane named for his son, 8-yr-old St Jude patient and cancer survivor

Hayes with Chris - Treatment2.jpg ...Having a FedEx plane named after your child is an enormous honor for any FedEx employee. Having a FedEx plane branded with the St. Jude logo and named after your happy, healthy eight-year old is almost beyond words. In many ways, this plane is a symbol of the support and care that FedEx colleagues provide each other in the most difficult of times...

Freedom Awards

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Civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King and entertainer Danny Thomas had a lot in common, according to Thomas’ daughter, actress and activist Marlo Thomas.  “They both had big dreams.  Dr. King dreamed of freedom and equality, and my father dreamed of saving children from catastrophic diseases.”