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North Carolina Teen to Open 2013 MDA Telethon Labor Day Weekend
Date:8/22/2013

TUCSON, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 22, 2013

Bryson Foster of Concord, N.C., is set to open the 48th annual MDA Show of Strength Telethon this Labor Day weekend, Sunday, Sept. 1, 9/8c, on ABC television stations across the country.

The energetic 13-year-old will make his second consecutive network television appearance as the Muscular Dystrophy Association's National Goodwill Ambassador during the two-hour broadcast of the telethon that will air on WSOC, ABC Channel 9, for residents in the Charlotte area. (Meet Bryson in his 2012 MDA telethon profile here.)

He will introduce some of the show's biggest acts, including Grammy Award-winning pop sensation Backstreet Boys and teen pop star Austin Mahone. Bryson makes several additional appearances throughout the show alongside co-announcer Shawn Parr doing segment introductions and national partner recognitions.

"Bryson's positive attitude and quick-witted personality immediately capture the attention of everyone he meets, and we are honored that he will be a part of the broadcast again this year," said MDA President and CEO Steven M. Derks. "Bryson's enthusiasm is contagious, and he understands the importance of his role as National Goodwill Ambassador in spreading MDA's mission of help and hope to the American public. We're very lucky to have a shining star like him to represent the individuals and families we serve."

Bryson is MDA’s 2013 National Goodwill Ambassador, and as part of his role, he travels throughout the country (along with parents, Claire and Phil) speaking to groups about MDA’s research and lifesaving mission. Bryson is affected by '/>"/>

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