Former St. Jude Tour Guide Talks Importance of St. Jude
Since we are in the middle of our annual St. Jude Country Cares Radiothon, I thought I would go back and share a really cool story with you about my first trip to St. Jude.
First, let's go back to my college days at Murray State. I was a music business major, and Dr. David Wray was my Music Business professor. This man was more than just a professor to me, I learned several life lessons from him, and he was the first person to really introduce me to St. Jude.
Dr. D (as I call him) was a long-time tour guide at St. Jude. In 2012, he took a group of us students to Memphis to tour the city, but more importantly, to tour St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. We saw the different medical facilities they have on campus, learned about how far the research has come over the years, and learned that all families who are there at St. Jude never receive a bill for anything! That was mind-blowing to me. No medical bills? All the family has to worry about is taking care of their children? I was instantly sold on St. Jude.
I got the chance to catch up with Dr. D today to talk about his time at St. Jude and how special of a place it is. Check it out:
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