What Their Treatment of a Homeless Woman Reveals About the ER Nurses of “NY Med”

Diana Costine, RN

“I think we identify with people who can’t help themselves.  In some really weird way, I never realized that until Virginia died,” said Diana Costine, RN, an emergency room nurse on ABC’s summer reality series “NY Med.” The eight-week series takes place at New York Presbyterian Hospital in New York City in its Weill-Cornell and [Read More...]

How Far Will You Walk With God?

(l to r) Ken Schroy (Vice Chairman of The Marty Lyons Foundation), Msgr. Peter Finn (The Christophers' Board of Directors), and Marty Lyons (James Keller Award winner)

The 63rd annual Christopher Awards were presented in New York City this past May 24. Though the majority of awards fall into the categories of books, films, and TV programs, we also recognize a few individuals with special Christopher Awards. For instance, the James Keller Award—named after The Christophers’ founder—goes to someone who is making [Read More...]

A Look at the 2012 Christopher Awards

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The late CBS broadcaster Charles Kuralt once said, “It does no harm just once in a while to acknowledge that the whole country isn’t in flames, that there are people in the country besides politicians, entertainers, and criminals.” In a nutshell, that’s what we did at the Christopher Awards ceremony last Thursday, May 25th, an [Read More...]

Literacy, Community, and the Biblioburro

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Christopher Closeup Podcast – Guests: 1) Sister Rosemary Dowd, and 2) Monica Brown When author Monica Brown first read about traveling librarian Luis Soriano, she felt inspired to write a children’s book about him. After all, this was a man who braved attacks by snakes and armed bandits so he could carry books to poor [Read More...]


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