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Alva Duke

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http://www.nashvillelifestyles.com/partypics/cherish-the-night

The award is given in memory of Adam Duke, who had Down syndrome and was the son of Nashville's Kids on the Block founder Alva Duke, to a member of the community who has gone the extra mile to promote accepting differences.


Kids On The Block: About The Kids

In 1981, Alva Duke, the executive director, founded Kids on the Block of Middle Tennessee, to educate children.Alva's son Adam was born with Down Syndrome.Although he lived just a short time, she realized that the biggest challenge he would ever have to face was not his disability but people's attitudes toward his difference.


Kids on the Block - STARS

In 1981, Alva Duke brought Kids on the Block to the Nashville area.
Because her son Adam was born with Down syndrome, she was concerned about how he would be accepted by his community. After seeing a KOB presentation at an ARC Convention, she knew she'd found a way to teach acceptance.


Erin Daunic, Author at STARS

The ADAM Award was created by Alva and Mark Duke to honor the life and spirit of their son, Adam Duke.
In 1981, Alva Duke founded Kids on the Block to both honor Adam's life and because she wanted to help kids learn to be accepting of each other regardless of their differences.


Erin Daunic, Author at STARS

The ADAM Award was created by Alva and Mark Duke to honor the life and spirit of their son, Adam Duke.
In 1981, Alva Duke founded Kids on the Block to both honor Adam's life and because she wanted to help kids learn to be accepting of each other regardless of their differences.


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