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CBS Sports CRESPI TEAM FEATURE – with Alex Llauro2-12-24 CBS Sports filmed a special segment on student Alex Llauro on how he is overcoming Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. Watch the video to learn Alex’s role in Crespi High School’s Basketball Team coached by famed former Laker Derek Fisher.

Walking Strong’s event A Night of Cocktails and Conversation for Walking Strong Was featured in Calabasas Style January 2024 edition. The fundraising event was hosted by Jody and Justin Stiegemeyer and Nikki and Robb Friedman, and it took place at the exclusive Sherwood Lake Club on Thursday, November 9, 2023. Ninety guests from Calabasas gathered […]

Valerie Pappas Llauro was recently featured in an article on Bold Journey, where her journey unfolds. In 2011, her son’s diagnosis with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy set her on an unexpected path. This rare genetic disease prompted her to establish ‘Walking Strong,’ a foundation dedicated to raising awareness, funding research for Duchenne, aiding families with medical […]

How Kobe Bryant’s Kindness Impacted Young Fan With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Kobe Bryant’s Kindness – Valerie Pappas Llauro, mother of Alex, a young boy with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, combats the disease directly in a letter inspired by Kobe Bryant’s “Dear Basketball.” With the help of Kobe Bryant and others, these “warriors” are helping to give […]

USC Head Coach Clay Helton made 13-year-old Alex Llauro an honorary member of the team.

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