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In today's installment of beyond the dream we focus on the legendary band the -- They played at the original Woodstock in 1969.
Wrote the rock -- Tommy -- Kenya and performed at the closing of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London you recall that but now take a closer look at how The -- Reaches out to help.
There undeniably one of the greatest rock bands of all time the food for more than forty years Roger Daughtry -- -- and how to do.
And that entertaining thousands of fans throughout the world.
But -- Who aren't your ordinary rock stars.
Their latest collaboration goes beyond the balance of music and entertainment.
They are launching who cares teen cancer America it's a non profit organization helping teenagers and young -- -- to deal with cancer.
One dollar from each ticket sale of their current tour goes towards funding the foundation.
You have to remember that when a teenager gets -- basis it's -- in life where this fall on -- will not -- he's a big deal.
Recently Roger addressed the National Press Club explaining why he is so passionate about helping teens with cancer.
Roger what motivates you to do exactly what you do to reach out to help teens with cancer under these are privileged life.
I'm not as.
Bill with the support -- ninety's that it put mostly because it's something that needs to be fixed it's very easy to be fixed.
Is there -- future.
Roger understands when cancer strikes any wind it is that time of dread and fear.
But when a teenager -- diagnosed with cancer and hospitalized.
Well unique problems can -- teens often feel isolated.
They really have no place to go or no -- to turn to to help.
Worked together fellowship through those problems suffered huge problems and and discussing if you spend those youth who is.
And I love and suffering from a terrible illness for you paris' we're just so eloquent -- your parents who certainly support what we've actually discovered too much for stumbling across.
Is that part of providing.
Special -- opportunities groups that really -- help.
The Who has been helping teens with cancer for 25 years now.
It was then the band played benefit concerts to raise funds to turn to hospitals in the UK into the teen cancer -- And now they're expanding to the US.
Mean I just love to be together.
I'd love to be together.
Remember the -- used to have wiggle your -- Teenagers because it won't do the same thing they need a little bit of spice in a hospital not a great deal.
-- -- And ID can be teen agers I come my computer in ways they can -- TV they can have computers.
They can continue.
Paris donors that teen survivor of cancer she applauds the efforts of the -- to help bring awareness to teens with cancer.
They've shown like -- like they said earlier it it's been shown to have beneficial.
Effects as far as health as well I mean when you when your met when -- emotional health.
Is -- your physical -- a better.
And then being survivor of two and a half years I've firmly believe that not because.
If I didn't have the support but I have I don't think I'd be here today and that's why support team cancer Americana I hope you'll join us to swap -- Well said -- and Roger and Pete -- well a year ago UCLA health system opened the first team cancer unit in the US.
Thanks -- who cares.
Teen cancer America it's devoted to teens between the ages of thirteen and young adults -- -- for Roger and Pete are asking Americans to get involved in creating.
To provide a much needed support system throughout this country and why wouldn't we.
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