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Madison Martin

Louisiana Young Heroes

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Denham Springs, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2013-06-20

Duration: 00:03:24

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | Martin, Madison Perri

Contributors:

  • Martin, Lisa Interviewee
  • Martin, Madison Interviewee
  • Gravois, Trisha Interviewee
  • Hines, Alex Interviewee
  • Sludge, Jacob Interviewee

Description

This segment from the 2013 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Madison Martin, a seventh grade student at Southside Junior High School in Denham Springs. Martin has been battling type one diabetes and celiac disease since she was fifteen months old. Despite missing a considerable amount of school due to her physical ailments, Martin is an excellent student and a member of the gifted art and music program. She is also an advocate and fundraiser for the American Diabetes Association and a volunteer at the Livingston Parish Animal Shelter.