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Brandy Duhon (1999)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Maurice, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1999-07-6

Duration: 00:03:22

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Duhon, Brandy Lynn | People with disabilities


  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Duhon, Brandy Interviewee


This segment from the 1999 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Brandy Duhon, a student at North Vermilion High School in Maurice. After being stricken with Meningincoccus Anemia, Duhon lost her lower arms and has serious problems with her legs. Despite these challenges, Duhon is second in her class, types, plays badminton and is the statistician for the sports teams at her school. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney