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Great Comebacks(R) Program Announces 2008 National Award Winner and Inaugural Tony Snow Public Service Award
Date:2/25/2009

Entrepreneur Lisa Becker and Army Pilot Robert Cuyler Honored for Comebacks from Ostomy Surgery

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Lisa Becker, a young mom and entrepreneur dedicated to improving the lives of other ostomates, was named this year's Great Comebacks(R) National Award recipient and Army helicopter pilot Robert (Bob) Cuyler was named the first recipient of the Tony Snow Public Service Award at a ceremony here this evening. Founded in 1984 by former San Diego Charger and ulcerative colitis patient Rolf Benirschke, the Great Comebacks Program celebrates the inspirational achievements of people who have overcome debilitating intestinal diseases, colorectal cancer and ostomy surgery.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, a collective term for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, affects an estimated 1.4 million Americans, many of whom are initially impacted when they are adolescents or young adults.(1) Along with colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease is a common condition that may lead to a permanent or temporary ostomy.

Each year, the Great Comebacks Advisory Committee recognizes people of all ages, from children to adults, culminating in the naming of the National Award recipient. The Tony Snow Public Service Award, named in memory of the former White House advisor and news broadcaster who was an Honorary Great Comebacks Award recipient in 2006, was created to honor extraordinary individuals who are passionate about serving their country while dealing courageously with debilitating intestinal diseases and ostomy surgery. The inaugural recipient, Bob Cuyler, currently on a 12-month tour of duty in Iraq, is the first U.S. Army aviator with an ostomy to fly in a combat zone.

The Great Comebacks Awards are sponsored by ConvaTec, a world-leading developer and marketer of innovative medical technologies for community and hospital care, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation (CCFA), t
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