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In today's installment of beyond the dream we focus on the legendary band the blue.
They played at the original Woodstock in 1969.
Wrote the rock operas Tommy -- Kenya.
And performed at the closing of -- when he twelve Summer Olympics in London you recall that but now take a closer look at how The Who.
Reaches out to help teenagers.
There undeniably one of the greatest rock bands of all time.
Time the food.
For more than forty years Roger Daughtry -- -- and how to do.
And it entertaining thousands of fans throughout the world.
But -- Who aren't your ordinary rock stars.
Their latest collaboration goes beyond the bounds 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 pencil basis it's only in life.
Where a spot on you'll know who's.
He's a big deal.
Recently Roger address 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 -- -- help teams with cancer -- -- privileged life.
I'm not just bill with the supposed to -- us.
And put mostly because it's something -- -- to be fixed it's very easy to be fixed.
That and there -- future.
Roger understands when cancer strikes any wind it is -- time of dread and fear.
But when a teenager is diagnosed with cancer and hospitalized.
Twelve unique problems can -- teams often feel isolated.
They really have no place to go -- no one to turn to to help.
Worked together fellowship through those problems suffered -- -- problems and and discussing if you spend an issue for years.
Then I love -- suffering from a terrible illness for your purposes which -- sort -- -- your parents who certainly support what we've actually discovered too much for a stumbling across.
Is that part providing special -- opportunities groups that wouldn't telescope.
The Who has been helping teens have 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 trusts.
And now they're expanding to the US.
Mean I just love to be together -- -- love to be together.
Remember the -- used to have -- -- your -- Teenagers because -- won't do the same thing.
But I need a little bit of spice in a hospital not a great deal -- space.
And -- -- -- teen agers I come my computer in ways they can have MTV.
They can have computers they can continue.
They've shown I can like they said earlier it it's been shown to have beneficial.
Effects as far as health as well I mean when -- when -- met when -- emotional health.
Is better your physical -- get a better.
And then -- -- being a survivor of two and a half years I've firmly believe or 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 America and I I hope you'll join us -- while some.
Well said -- and Roger and Pete is well a year ago UCLA health system opened the first team cancer unit in the US.
Thanks to 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 more units to provide a much needed support system throughout this country.
And why wouldn't we telling absolutely they're doing more than just talking about it -- that's a very inspiring story on beyond the rock thank -- and be on the dream.
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