Peter, Paul and Mary with Nora Guthrie

Jason Ritter, Nora Guthrie,
Michael J. Fox, Barbara Boyle and
Nora’s daughter Anna

Brendan Condon, vice chair HDSA
Board of Trustees, Jason Ritter, 
Michael J. Fox and Barbara Boyle,
HDSA national executive director/CEO

Peter Paul & Mary Get
Woody Guthrie Award

HE legacy of folksinger Woody Guthrie and his wife Marjorie was commemorated at the Huntington’s Disease Society of America’s (HDSA) Eighth Annual Guthrie Awards Dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria.

Nora Guthrie and her daughter Anna presented the Woody Guthrie Award to Peter, Paul and Mary.

Marjorie founded HDSA after her husband Woody lost his battle with Huntington’s disease in 1967.

Michael J. Fox presented an award to Jason Ritter, co-star of TV’s Joan of Arcadia.

Also honored were Robert Pearson and Novartis International AG, Christopher O’Brien, chief medical officer at Prestwick Pharmaceuticals, and C. Mack and JP Morgan Chase.

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