Posts filed under: Walk Like MADD

Who was Joey? My son Joey Pasqualini was born on March 2, 1988 in Sterling, VA.  Joe moved with me to Vienna, Austria during high school years when I was transferred overseas with my job.  He graduated from the American...
On September 26, 2014, what seemed like a normal Friday night, the Apodaca family was changed forever. Anthony, Alyssa, and their children Uriah and Shala were hit by a drunk driver. The family sustained numerous injuries. Alyssa was pregnant at...
Michael Finely was the 5th of 6 kids and was always the joker. He was constantly making people laugh. He grew up running around in our big yard, driving go-carts, riding dirt bikes, and playing football. Michael was passionate about...
Bobby was a one of a kind person. He had beautiful soul and a smile that could light up an entire room. He loved his Marvel Comics, collectibles and was a gifted artist. He could draw anything and make it...
My wonderful twin brother, Scott McGuire, was a Special Agent with Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) in New Orleans. His dreams were shattered the morning of January 15, 2016, when he was on the sidewalk and was hit by a drunk...
Who was Roberto? Roberto Castillo was known throughout South Florida as a top running competitor. He held age group records for speed and participated in races all over the country. He was a runner, but he took up cycling to...
Why We Walk: Phaedra Marriott-Olsen I never could imagine how much my life would change in just a matter of seconds. On May 11, 1996 everything was going as planned. My friends and I had decided to go to a concert...
Why We Walk:  Nicole Hutchinson My little sister, Darcie, was killed by a drunk driver. I can still vividly recall the night 22 years ago that my life was forever changed. It was Friday the 13th, and I was working...
It’s that time again! Let’s vote! Even while the 2018 Walk Like MADD season is in full swing, we’ve started looking forward to the 2019 season. Our Walks are about hope … about healing … and about finding a way...
As warmer temperatures arrive, so do Walk Like MADD events around the country. Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend Walks in South Carolina and New York. South Carolina In Columbia, South Carolina, the Mayo family was honored.  Their 15-year-old son...