When I saw a blog article on the Huffington Post by “That Girl”, I was curious. The post was titled St. Jude at 50...and a Nation’s Stamp of Approval.
What else did Marlo Thomas have to say, I wondered.
I remember her father, Danny Thomas, as the Lebanese actor well known for his big nose, who played the dad in one of my favorite childhood TV series “Make Room for Daddy”, and as the founder of St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
I clicked over to read the article.
I learned that on February 16, the United States Postal Service will unveil a commemorative stamp in honor of her famous father. He passed away on February 6, 1991. This year he would have turned 100 and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
But the most fascinating part of her story was how her father came to build St. Jude. She tells it like this: continue reading
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