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An Interview With Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete

Holly and Rodney PeeteGary Barg: You started HollyRod Foundation after Holly's dad, the great Matthew Robinson, was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. He was, of course, noted for being the first Gordon on Sesame Street and also writer and producer of The Cosby Show.  Why did you start the foundation?  What are its goals?

Holly Robinson Peete: The Foundation was started in 1997 when my husband, Rodney, basically told me to stop feeling sorry for myself that my dad had Parkinson's disease, but to feel blessed that we had the resources to take care of him when so many people did not...more

  


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