Music Industry News Network [11-15-2012]
Gloria Gaynor Re-Records "I Will Survive" With Miami Children’s Hospital Cancer Center Patients
Miami, FL — Grammy Award-winning singer, Gloria Gaynor and Ambassador David M. Walters, International Pediatric Hall of Fame 2012 Inductee, rewrote the words of her iconic song I Will Survive in support of the Bald, Brave, Beautiful® project at Miami Children's Hospital. The goal of this project is to raise funds to help find a cure and provide hope to children with cancer.
What's more, it was a top secret that Ms. Gaynor visited Miami Children's Hospital last month to record the song and a music video to help spread the word that "kids and chemo should not go together." The surprise music video was then debuted this Saturday night, October 27 at the 2012 Diamond Ball where everyone could see it for the first time. Most all in the video is either a patient, family members of the patients or colleagues of the hospital.
"I believe this song was a gift to me many years ago to help share the message of hope, it has become an anthem for many survivors of all walks of life, but I am especially honored to have this song be a part in the efforts to raise money for these children." says Gaynor.
Ms. Gaynor would love to encourage everyone to share this video with your network of friends to help spread the word and raise funds for the Miami Children's Hospital's Cancer Center.
About Miami Children's Hospital
Miami Children’s Hospital, is a world leader in pediatric healthcare. With a medical staff of more than 650 physicians and over 3,500 employees, the hospital is renowned for excellence in all aspects of pediatric medical care from birth through adolescence. Miami Children’s Hospital offers more than 40 pediatric specialties and subspecialties, and is home to Florida’s only free-standing pediatric trauma center.
About Miami Children's Cancer Center
The Cancer Center at Miami Children's Hospital is the region's largest and most comprehensive children's cancer center, providing care for more pediatric cancer patients than any other facility in South Florida. Miami Children's Hospital is also one of only 12 children's hospitals nationwide and two in Florida to achieve approved cancer program status from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer. This recognition is given to programs that adhere to the commission's stringent quality-of-care standards.
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