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Making a Difference (Purple Songs Can Fly) #934547

NBC Evening News for Friday, Feb 20, 2009
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Houston: Janet Shamlian) The Purple Songs Can Fly project, a music studio where children with cancer at Texas Children’s Hospital can write and record music, featured. [Patient Mary Jo STAVINOHA††- comments on living with cancer; says she’s going to write a song about being a survivor.] [Project founder Anita KRUSE††- says when they come in to write a song they’re not thinking about what they’re going through.] [Texas Children’s Cancer Center Dr. David POPLACK†- says it makes a tremendous difference.] [Patient Alex HARKINS††- explains her song.]

Williams, Brian;
Shamlian, Janet

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