Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Grascals' Jamie Johnson featured at benefit for young cancer patient!

Lyric Alana Frizzell
This months Lyric's for Lyric event features 
Jamie Johnson of the Grascals. 
In a note from bluegrass artist Mark Newton, Mark writes:  "We're really excited about having Jamie and his guest's and all the other writers on Wed., March 23, 011 at Picks Nashville www.picksnashville.com to help support little Lyric.   You can listen live online at www.nixacountry.com"
Lyric Alana Frizzell is the daughter of Crystal Singleton and Corey Frizzell. Her first name given to her in honor of the Frizzell family musical heritage. On July 28th, 2009, we received the most devasting news of our lives. Lyric was diagnosed with an aggressive, rare form of AML Leukemia at 10 months old. In fact, she is the only person in history to have this newly discovered cancer. Lyric is now being treated at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital in Nashville, TN. After enduring six months of chemo, Lyric is in what's called a partial remission, which simply means that she has responded well to the chosen treatment, but must frequent the Vanderbilt Cancer Clinic once a month for the next four years to continue to treat and monitor her progress. She has a high chance of a relapse the first two years after chemo but if she can reach the five year mark with no relapse, she will be declared in full remission. This is a continued journey for Lyric and her family.  Learn more about Lyric at:  http://www.lyricfrizzell.com/


In a related Story, Bluegrass Artist Mark Newton writes:

Mark Newton
Corey Frizzell and myself are guests on my long time friend Donna Tyson's Rivers of Faith. The show airs 11:00 am to 12:00 noon EST on www.herewomentalk.com Tuesday, March 15th. Anyone with a computer can listen in and/or chat in to the show through the website. People can also call in and join the conversation by calling 1-(646)-652-2071. The show will be archived on the website within 24 hours after it airs and can be easily downloaded to Ipods or websites. We're really excited to share Lyric's beautiful story on Rivers Of Faith.

This will be a monthly event featuring a guest artist every month complimented by a surrounding cast of writers. We can make a  difference with working together.

Thanks,

Mark Newton


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