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July 18, 2012

Roger Daltrey Interview

Roger Daltrey being interviewed about his and Pete Townshend’s commitment to providing special Cancer units for Teenagers in hospitals and medical centres in the USA

 

33 Responses to Roger Daltrey Interview

Tara says: November 27, 2012 at 3:41 am

Roger, not only are you a beautiful person on the outside, but also on the inside as well. I think the work that you and Pete have done for the teens is an inspiration to others and the teens themselves. It’s teaching them to care for themselves and their fellow teens who are sharing the same difficult road. They finally feel like someone is listening, understands what they need. I intend to give to your charity wholeheartedly. We need more people in the world like you guys- caring, kind and a giving spirit. I absolutely adore the Who and especially Roger. He is what the “perfect” man is made of in my opinion! Enjoyed the 2012 Tour in Pittsburgh! Thanks for the best night of my life.

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Nicole Joanna Haymes says: November 26, 2012 at 9:29 pm

I was really moved by an organization I was completely unaware of. I’m ashamed to admit. On the other hand, I see it as, we really can learn something new everyday! I tell you this from the bottom of my heart. Go and pitch this to all the celebs in Santa Barbara! February is the ‘International Film Festival’ a real ‘hob knob’ so to speak! I am truly financial unstable, or I be volunteering to be out there pitching too. By the way, I was a good public speaker during my time there as a low vision rehabilitation consultant. Due to my own chronic illness, I’ve not been able to work in any capacity. However I am still able to write. Somedays are better than others. When I’m settled and feeling a bit more stable, I would like to help raise awareness if you need me. You’re already doing such a fantastic job!

But seriously! Hit up Santa Barbara, Ca. So many celebs with what some may snobbishly refer to as ‘Old Money’ Not all are like that. But you can meet the Woman’s Auxiliary from Santa Barbara’s Braille Institute. They have all types of fund raiser by having Polo events etc…

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Nicole Joanna Haymes says: November 18, 2012 at 6:19 pm

I’m a big fan and I watched you on C-SPAN last night. I was so touched that someone is reaching out to teens. What beautiful hearts you all have. It’s awkward enough to just be a teenager! But to face the unthinkable is truly remarkable and very impressive! Keep up the good work! I will spread the word!

Santa Barbara, CA is a very wealthy town, especially the Montecito area. A lot of celebs live there, Jeff Bridges, ooh! David Crosby, I hear he’s a cool dude, Christopher Lloyd, Rob Lowe, some or all members of the ‘Beach Boys’, and Operah! The list goes on…Have you hit up anyone there for their support? I’m not financially stable, otherwise I’d be knocking on your doors already to help. Hopefully you can find someone there? I wish you all the best!

Sincerely,

Nicole J. Haymes

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Cherie Helms says: November 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Thank you for your incredible efforts with the TCA….your heart is in the right place.

I look forward to your wonderful show in Denver.

:)Cherie

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Marc Swift says: November 8, 2012 at 2:02 pm

Hi Roger!
I’m extremely moved by your teenage cancer involvement. You see, I was operated on for a brain tumor the size of a baseball in 1977, at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. After six weeks of grueling cobalt therapy,during which I slowly lost all of my hair, my Mom and my brother and I headed back to our home in Paris, France.
When we got to JFK, I was blown away because there you were in person standing and talking with people who had lined up to meet you. I got in line and when you saw me you were almost freaked out. You thought I was a Mooney, I had lost all my hair and was completely bald.
When I explained that I had long hair like you before, that I wanted to be a rockstar and that your music had been a lifeline to me during my five years of public school in England, you were filled with compassion and kindness toward me and invited me to come and sit with you at a table where your wife was sitting (I think it was your wife…).
You wanted to know was I traveling to London? as if to say that you would find a way to sit with me on the airplane if I was. Meeting you transformed my life, it was like God himself saying, “you’re okay, I love you.”
Jesus actually saved my life and then healed me from the effects of the brain tumor in 1979. It was a miracle, especially since the doctor had only given me five more years to live (which I found out about later).
I just recently wrote a book called “The Coolness of Josh”. It just got published, it’s on Amazon and Barnes & Noble’s and on my web site CoolnessofJosh.com. It’s interesting because you’re one of the first people I thought of sending it to after it got published. Even after all these years, I still feel a strong connection to you. I wanted to send you a copy of the book and that’s how I came to your website for the first time-to find your address.
Needless to say, I’m extremely moved that you have put so much of your life into creating these wonderful teenage cancer environments. That would’ve really helped me back then to not feel like such an outcast.
Of course, I still want to send you my book. I found an address in Burbank, is that the best place to send it?
But, now that I see what you’re doing please tell me how I can help you develop your teenage Cancer program. I’ve been in Toastmasters for four years now so I’m comfortable with public speaking.
Just let me know, testimonies, videos whatever helps, I’ll do it!
Hope to hear from you, or someone on your team soon,
God bless you,
Love you,
Marc Swift

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