Posts Tagged ‘2012 OTTY Award’

2012 OTTY Awards: Once Homeless, Now Homeless Shelter Volunteer

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By Max Sarinsky Thomas Williams has been through plenty of tough times, and he doesn’t want to forget them. After enduring a decade-long stretch of homelessness, Williams now volunteers at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on the Upper East Side—where he resided for six months—spending most of his shift just a few yards from the [&hellip
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2012 OTTY Awards: A Comforting Presence in the Emergency Room

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By Sarah Amandolare Constance Peterson admits her job is intense. As director of patient services for the emergency department at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Peterson encounters pain and suffering on a daily basis. “Short of on the battlefield,” she said, “most people in their work life don’t experience this.” Peterson, 58, has directed what’s called [&hellip
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