NPD Sunday was January 6th,2002
James Brown and the
Fox Sports team wore NPD lapel pins and JB talked about Niemann-Pick
Disease and the National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation during
their pre-game show.
James Brown, co-anchor
of Fox NFL Sunday, has been involved with NPC and NNPDF for some
time. James, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, and Chris Collingsworth
all wore special NPD lapel pins during the show as well.
We hosted a local "tailgate"
style party to commemorate NPD Sunday. There were 45 people in
attendance. This was done to increase awareness of NPC in the
community. Other NP-D families conducted similar events across
Local Fox affiliates,
Fox Sports Net and Fox News, covered the event. Lisa Guerrero,
Fox Sports Net Anchor, broadcasted in a live remote from our home.
A special moment of
prayer of thanks for the support and a prayer for an eventual
cure or treatment took place at 9:30 AM. The prayer took place
simultaneously with the other NP-D Sunday tailgaters held across