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Allyson Haar (1998)

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1998-10-23

Duration: 00:04:49

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | People with disabilities | Haar, Allyson Teresa


  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Watson, Dottie Interviewee
  • Haar, Carolyn Interviewee
  • Barrios, Cindy Interviewee
  • Haar, Allyson Interviewee


This segment from the 1998 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Allyson Haar, a junior at Our Lady Queen of Peace Home School in New Orleans. Despite suffering from a severe physical disability, Haar rides horses, plays the piano, serves as a leader at a summer camp for handicapped children, teaches Vacation Bible School, and volunteers as a receptionist at her church. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney