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The 30 winners include inspirational stories of the selfless work of individuals who dedicate their time and energy to helping others and improving the lives of those around them. Tune in to the pre-game ceremony at the 2009 MLB All-Star Game in St. Louis on July 14 on FOX. For the rest of the story and information, check out the link below:
MLB and 'People' announce 30 community "All-Stars" to be honored at All-Star Game MLB.com: Official Info
Here's the really cool part, according to the story: One winning "All-Star Among Us" will be featured in PEOPLE the week of the All-Star Game. For the last 35 years, PEOPLE has told stories of everyday 'heroes' whose acts of courage, commitment, strength and compassion are changing the lives of others. The "PEOPLE All-Stars Among Us" campaign extends the PEOPLE "Heroes Among Us" franchise.
Who's your favorite? Check out this link for the list of the 30 -- one from each MLB Club.
Sunday, June 28, 2009
The only course inside the confines of a U.S. prison captured the attention of
the Golf Channel, which on Tuesday is highlighting the Prison View Golf Course
in the "Golf in America" series set to air at 9 p.m. CDT.
The 10-episode series, which premiered earlier this month and runs through Aug. 25, chronicles more than 20 inspirational stories about golf and those who love the game. One episode follows soldiers who use golf for physical and mental therapy after returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Another is about the rebuilding of a New Orleans golf course after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
"Golf ends up allowing you to enter some really interesting places in the human experience," said Scott Walker, the correspondent who visited the prison for the series. "They are golf stories that transition into life stories."
And the full article is here if you'd like to read further: The Associated Press: Jailhouse links in La. focus of Golf Channel show