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    Coast Guard member holds memorial golf tournament for daughter

    PORTSMOUTH, VA, UNITED STATES

    04.09.2010

    Video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Kendrick 

    U.S. Coast Guard District 5

    * 44mb File * PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A 5th District Coast Guard member in the Hampton Roads area held the 2nd annual Taylor Hayes Memorial Golf Tournament at the Sleepy Hole Golf Course in Suffolk, Va., in memory of his daughter on Apr. 9, 2010.

    Lt. Greg Hayes' 16-year-old daughter was killed in an auto accident in May 2008 and he began a memorial tournament to promote seatbelt safety and it raises money for a Western Branch High School Scholarship.

    The Taylor Hayes Memorial Scholarship Fund provides an annual $500 scholarship to a Western Branch High School drama student. Last year money was raised to provide six years worth of scholarships to deserving students. This year special proceeds will be presented to the Ryan Poteet Medical Trust Fund to assist Ryan's family with medical bills. Ryan suffers from Hajdu-Cheney Syndrom, a debilitating bone disease. He is a 17-year-old boy and has had at least 17 major surgeries to fight this disease.

    Taylor would have been in Ryan's 2011 graduating class. Golf is one of the only sports he can play with this disease.

    (U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Andrew Kendrick)

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    VIDEO INFO

    Date Taken: 04.09.2010
    Date Posted: 12.17.2013 19:23
    Category: B-Roll
    Video ID: 315050
    VIRIN: 100409-G-#####-001
    Filename: DOD_101056288
    Length: 00:05:16
    Location: PORTSMOUTH, VA, US 

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