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Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Welcomes Actor/Writer Danny Arroyo as a Foundation Ambassador
Date:3/4/2010

Award-Winning Actor Pledges to Spread Reeve’s Message of Hope, Awareness of Paralysis Resource Center

Short Hills, NJ (Vocus) March 4, 2010 -- The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation today welcomed actor/writer Danny Arroyo to its extended family as a Reeve Foundation ambassador. Arroyo, who won a “Best Actor” award at a film festival for his work in the indie drama, ''Chimera House,'' joins several Hollywood talents, including Daryl “Chill” Mitchell (a 2010 NAACP Image Award winner), Dave Annable, Odette Yustman, Dustin Nguyen, Angela Rockwood-Nguyen, and Wilmer Valderrama as ambassadors. All of them are committed to raising awareness of the Reeve Foundation’s efforts to improve the quality of life for those living with paralysis and their caregivers, and its Paralysis Resource Center (PRC) -- a critical component of its mission.

“The reason I am an actor today is because of Christopher Reeve,” said Arroyo. “I caught the ‘acting bug’ after seeing an interview with Chris about playing ‘Superman;’ and then, watching his movies... I was hooked. Chris to me as a kid growing up was, and always will be, the comic icon Superman. He’s even in my demo reel!

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