Dolly and Kathy Take On ALS
It's a Cake Walk they didn't see coming and we pulled it off with the help of an amazing family you're about to meet
This morning we were on a mission to pull off a double surprise for two special ladies. Kathy Cassell is a mom and wife who's been battling ALS for the last six years and Dolly Cassell is her mother-in-law they call "Saint Dolly".
Here's how the surprise played out live:
I quickly learned that this family is all in together and man are they positive. Each one kept telling me how much the others do to help everyone else out. These folks are truly inspirational, especially Kathy.
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With May being ALS Awareness month we wanted to do something to help spread the word beyond the Cake Walk. The "Ice Bucket Challenge" is no longer around, but there is one called "Challenge Me" that my producer thought would be fun to see me do... the Pie-In-Your-Face Challenge (#InYourFaceALS). Kathy's sister Barb Pursh gave us a hand:
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As always, a special thanks to Oakmont Bakery owner Marc Serrao and his amazing bakers, decorators and designers for helping make the Cake Walk so special.