On World Polio Day, October 24, Dennis gathered with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta to discuss the progress on ending polio. Time wrote an article on their discussions and highlighted Dennis’ story. Read the full article here.
Dennis was featured in an article on NPR written by Vicky Hallett about his journey to overcome polio, his pursuits as an athlete and advocation for polio outreach and education. Read the full article here.
The Mosaic Awards, a Fundraising event which benefits Jewish Family & Career Services, honors immigrants and refugees who have made a significant contribution in their profession and to the community. Dennis was honored to receive this award in 2013. You can read more about this award here.
Dennis recently wrote an article for CNN about his passion….eradicating polio throughout the world. “As an athlete, I enjoy competition — but there is a battle happening off the field that is more important: the fight to end polio. This fight is personal to me. I grew up in Nigeria, where I contracted polio at…