Reid Derrick, Youth Advocate Allstar
The desire to serve knows no bounds, and that is evident in Reid Derrick. A seventeen-year-old from South Carolina, Reid defines what it means to make a difference – which is exactly what he does with You’re the Cure.
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When her mom unexpectedly passed away from a massive heart attack at the age of 56, Brenda Jones and her four sisters were left reeling.
Stacey Derrick, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate
The American Heart Association is fortunate to have passionate advocates in every state across America. But there is only one Stacey Derrick – and South Carolina is proud to claim her.
The last thing I remember of my poetry residency at Colleton County Middle School was getting an elevator key. The next thing was seeing a strange ceiling, which turned out to be in an intensive care unit, over a week later.
If you were a bird, what kind would you be? One day almost 9 years ago, I suddenly became a parrot, repeating myself over and over again, like Polly the Parrot.
Eating healthy foods sounds like something people should just be able to choose, but where I grew up in rural Virginia, that was not the case.
My Senior Project back at Ashley Hall High School was inspired by a traumatic event that happened to my friend in the summer of 2009. He almost lost his life, and was saved by CPR.