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Kristin Slack

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Sarepta, Webster Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2009-06-14

Duration: 00:03:23

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Slack, Kristin

Contributors:

  • Slack, Angela Interviewee
  • Slack, Jeff Interviewee
  • Corley, Mike Interviewee
  • Impson, Regan Interviewee
  • Slack, Kristin Interviewee
  • Slack, Jordan Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2009 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Kristin Slack, a senior at Sarepta High School. At age eleven, Slack was seriously injured in a car accident. In addition to losing her eye in the crash, she has also endured ten reconstructive surgeries. Despite her physical struggles, Slack is the top student in her class, an organizer for the Operation Christmas Child gift boxes, and the reigning Miss Sarepta High.