Adrian Paul and Ethan Dettenmaier take a hard look at homelessness among children and reveal the effects homelessness has on a child’s education, health, hunger, and safety. Learn how Hear Us and School on Wheels are finding these young people and helping them turn their lives around.
And in our Hero of the Week segment, I tell the story of how Zach Bonner founded the Little Red Wagon Foundation to raise awareness and deliver relief to homeless children across the United States.
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I had to miss this week’s episode, so I’d like to thank my Peace Fund compatriot Carmel Macpherson for stepping up to name Sofia Naureen of Pakistan Respects Women and the Pakistan Educational and Cultural Foundation as our Hero of the Week.
Meanwhile, Peace Fund founder Adrian Paul and co-host Ethan Dettenmaier tackle the terrible facts of child prostitution and highlight what the FBI, Children of the Night, and Love146 are doing to rescue victims of child trafficking and protect others from this heinous and shockingly widespread crime.
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After giving updates on the Enterovirus 68 and Ebola outbreaks, Adrian Paul and Ethan Dettenmaier discuss the risk factors behind the growing epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes among children, explain the differences between Type 1 and Type 2, provide diet and exercise tips for Type 2 prevention, and highlight how organizations such as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund and Scripps Research Institute are fighting the disease with science and education.
Heroes of the Week Daniel and Jake Fine founded Team Brotherly Love in 2004 when Daniel was 11 and Jake was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 7. Daniel joins us by phone to share how they’ve raised $1.9 million to battle Type 1 and to unveil their revolutionary new Diabetes management tool called Dosed. (His advice to turn “What If” into “What Is” is awesome.) I also give a couple of quick updates on previous Heroes Olivia Keith (who was just named a Daily Point of Light) and Hailey and Olivia Scheinman.
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