A Christopher Awards Video and Picturepalooza

(From l to r) Producer Erica Baumgart (Winner, "NY Med"), Dr. Debbie Yi (NY Presbyterian Hospital), Marina Dedivanovic, RN (NY Presbyterian Hospital), The Christophers' Tony Rossi, Diana Costine, RN (NY Presbyterian Hospital)

When a rainfall of Biblical proportions began falling in Manhattan during the afternoon of May 23, I was afraid our guests for the Christopher Awards ceremony that evening might need an ark to get there. Thankfully, the majority of winners and guests made it to the event and had a wonderful time celebrating the talented [Read More...]

Mother Dolores Hart Discovers Twitter at the Christopher Awards

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More pictures from the 2013 Christopher Awards ceremony, which was held last night, will be coming soon. But for today, I’m sharing this cute shot taken by Olga Segura of “America” magazine. It shows “America’s” Associate Editor, Kerry Weber, teaching Mother Dolores Hart what Twitter is. So if “the nun who kissed Elvis” suddenly sets [Read More...]

The Prodigal Son Meets SEAL Team SIX: The Short, Humble, Fearless Life of Adam Brown

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“That was the day that he sold his soul.” That’s how Eric Blehm, author of the Christopher Award-winning biography “Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam Brown,” described the day that Adam Brown first tried crack. Taking drugs was an uncharacteristic move for a young man whose childhood [Read More...]

Mr. Rogers on Judgment, Need and Holy Ground

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The Christopher Awards are just around the corner; next Thursday, to be exact. It’s made me think back to one of the best Christopher Award moments in the 17 years that I’ve worked here: Fred Rogers’ acceptance speech when “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” won the 2001 Special Christopher Award. An ordained Presbyterian minister, Mr. Rogers shared [Read More...]


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