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Matt Angel (2005)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Bossier City, Bossier Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2005-06-26

Duration: 00:03:40

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Angel, Matt | Cancer


  • Schmidt, Emily Host
  • Angel, Robert Interviewee
  • Angel, Matt Interviewee
  • Salter, Rob Interviewee
  • Angel, Julie Interviewee
  • Cook, Will Interviewee
  • Greene, Mike Interviewee
  • Todd, Toby Interviewee
  • Walker, Donna Interviewee


This segment from the 2005 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Matt Angel, a senior at Airline High School in Bossier City. Angel was considered one of the top baseball players in the state when he found out he had testicular cancer. Despite five operations, forty chemotherapy treatments, and twenty radiation treatments, he continued playing and hit .380 for the season. Host: Emily Schmidt