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Damein Delrie

Louisiana Young Heroes



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1998-10-23

Duration: 00:04:46

Subjects: Louisiana Young Heroes | People with disabilities | Delrie, Damein


  • Barton, Ashley Host
  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Waltermyer, Joni Interviewee
  • Delrie, Damein Interviewee
  • Alwell, Randy Interviewee
  • Kerry, Anita Interviewee


This segment from the 1998 Young Heroes Award Ceremony features a profile of honoree Damein Delrie, a seventh grade student at Tioga Junior High School in Alexandria. Delrie has a rare degenerative disease that attacks every joint in his body and makes everyday activities almost impossible. Despite these physical obstacles, Delrie has been on the A honor roll every year and has won numerous medals in the regional Special Olympics. Hosts: Ashley Barton and Beth Courtney