Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Rett Syndrome mom on American Idol

Did anyone see Angela Martin on American Idol ? OK normally Charlie and I only watch the first couple shows for a good laugh! However, I have a favorite contestant already. Angela has a daughter with Rett Syndrome.....so already I am her #1 fan! She talked about her daughter and the struggle of Rett Syndrome. What an amazing platform this could be! More to come......

6 comments:

Susy said...

I was wondering if you guys were watching.

shannon said...

LOVED HER! I hope she makes it beyond Hollywood. I will say she's already got some tough competition though....but I will vote for her til the end!

Anonymous said...

I to only watch the first couple of shows for a laugh, but immediately amazed to this Rett mom on T.V.. I live in Ontario and have a niece with Rett Syndrome. I called my sister right away. This morning out of curiousity I thought I'd check the net, and the first sight I found is yours!
Nice to meet you Brooklyn. You are beautiful, just like my niece Kasie! Lot's of love from Ontario! Keep up the great work mom and dad!

Anonymous said...

Hi! I too saw American Idol..and was so touched by Angelas story. I have been researching rett all day and found this. I hope this brings awareness also!

Anonymous said...

I didn't see American Idol last night but was so happy to hear about it today. We have a 6 year old daughter with RS and think it is so great. Sarah's website is www.sarahvaronfoundation.org

Peace

mg said...

I live in NY and have a neice with Rett Syndrome. She was diagnosed last year -she just turned 4 on SUnday. I sent an email to just about everyone I know to go on Oprah's site and request a show featuring Rett. I think if we flood them with requests, the producers will eventually respond. here's the link to request a show:

https://www.oprah.com/plugger/templates/BeOnTheShow.jhtml?action=respond&plugId=B2100004