March of Dimes

By: Demetria McClenton Email
By: Demetria McClenton Email

He's visited 18 states and over 55 cities, speaking to large audiences about premature births.
And he's only seven years old!
Joshua Hoffman and his family are the national ambassadors for the March of Dimes.
Joshua was born premature and doctors weren't sure if he would ever walk, talk, or hear.
Today, Joshua shares his inspiring story with people everywhere.
"I've been meeting very important, pleasant people. I love being the national ambassador for the March of Dimes," says Joshua Hoffman.
Joshua and his family were recognized at a luncheon at the Wiregrass Rehabilitation Center today
Tomorrow, Joshua will take center stage at BamaJam as the Grand Marshal of "Ride for Babies."
This is the first time Alabama will host a national ambassador for the march of dimes.


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  • by Margaret D'Alesio Location: Dothan, AK on Jun 4, 2010 at 08:10 PM
    Welcome to Dothan, Alabama. You should return and enjoy the Peanut Festival in the late fall. You would have a wonderful time. I am the grandparent of the 2011 Ambassador Baby, Malayna Minotti. We are so very honored to have you here and hope you have a wonderful time. Malayna is our miracle baby and are looking forwards to telling her story next year. God Bless you and your family Joshua and come visit again soon. Love, Margaret D'Alesio, Mother of Melissa Minotti and grandparent of Malayna Margaret Minotti.
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