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The Great Comebacks(R) Program Announces 2009 Regional Awards Recipients
Date:10/1/2009

ncouragement so that others, too, can reclaim their lives and pursue their dreams."

Joining the regional Great Comebacks® recipients are young people being recognized with Ina Brudnick and Comeback Kids(TM) Awards. The Ina Brudnick Award, given in memory of the pioneering stoma care nurse, presents $1,000 each to four students who have undergone ostomy surgery and/or have Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis and intend to pursue a higher education. The Comeback Kids(TM) Award, additionally sponsored by Youth Rally, recognizes young people who are living active, productive lives while managing an ostomy and/or other bowel/bladder disorders.

The 2009 Ina Brudnick regional award recipients are:

  • South: Tyler Kalbac, 17, Miami, FL
  • Central: Nadia Deane, 18, DePere, WI
  • East: Cheryl Ebbinghaus, 24, Groton, CT
  • West: Misty Foster, 24, San Mateo, CA

The 2009 Comeback Kids(TM) regional award recipients are:

  • South: Sara Biesiadny, 17, Grapevine, TX
  • Central: Laurel Schwartz, 16, St. Paul, MN
  • East: Sarah Vasilakos, 18, Annadale, VA
  • West: Jamie Nakamura, 16, Honolulu, HI

All of this year's recipients will be honored at regional ceremonies during the fall and their stories will be shared on the Great Comebacks® Website at www.greatcomebacks.com. Early next year, one of the Great Comebacks® regional recipients also will be honored as the 2009 National Great Comebacks® recipient. ConvaTec and the WOCN Society also will present the WOC Nurse Great Comebacks® Award, a new recognition honoring a WOC nurse who has been instrumental in helping one of these recipients achieve their "great comeback."

"At ConvaTec, our mission is to make a difference in people's lives, a mission reflected in our commitment
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