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March of Dimes - Rhode Island Chapter

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Providence, RI  02903

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    Lauren Fleming named March of Dimes National Ambassador

    Charlotte, NC, January 25, 2011 —

    On January 13, 2011, the Piedmont Division of the North Carolina Chapter officially announced Lauren Fleming as the March of Dimes 2011 National Ambassador at a press conference. The event was hosted by Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, NC, where Lauren was born and spent the first 5 months of her life. This made it especially meaningful to her parents who gave an emotional speech and her NICU nurses and doctors who were in attendance. Media from News Channel 14, The Charlotte Post and Qcitymetro.com covered the event and representation from the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and 100 Black Men came to support the family.

    Densel Fleming had been a March of Dimes volunteer for 16 years before Lauren was born 3 1/2 months early on February 2, 2004, weighing only 2 pounds, 1 ounce. He and his wife, Nikki, of Marvin, North Carolina, never could have imagined what it would be like to have a baby in newborn intensive care for 5 months. Lauren was treated for respiratory distress and underwent multiple surgeries related to a damaged vocal cord and a heart defect.

    Doctors prepared the Flemings for the worst, Densel says, but "Lauren did everything doctors said she wouldn't be able to do — like cry and breathe on her own. I knew she was saying to me, if I'm willing to fight, then, Daddy, you better be man enough to fight as well."

    Today, Lauren is a warm and loving 6-year-old who makes friends easily and loves to dance, draw, create storybooks and read. The Flemings are grateful for the March of Dimes research and treatment that helped Lauren beat the odds and helped their other two children, Erin and Corbin, be born healthy.

    As the 2011 National Ambassador, Lauren and her family will travel the country to share her inspiring story, help raise awareness of premature birth and encourage families and companies to walk with them in March for Babies®.

    Follow Lauren's journey on her blog.

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