BALTIMORE - Vincent Iuliano Jr., a 9-year-old fourth-grader at St. Mary's School, will be one of three ambassadors for the 14th annual WMAR-TV Children's Miracle Network Telethon airing this weekend on NewsChannel 2.
Proceeds from the telethon will benefit the Johns Hopkins Children's Center where Vincent has been treated for Wilms' Tumor, a form of kidney cancer, according to the center.
Vincent, the son of Vincent and Nancy Iuliano of Boonsboro, has undergone two surgeries and two rounds of chemotherapy at Hopkins.
The other two telethon ambassadors are Lakeisha Ojo, 11, of Baltimore, and Ben Keyes, 12, of Havre de Grace, Md.
Together the three children will represent all pediatric patients at Hopkins during the 21-hour program that runs from 9 p.m. Saturday to 6 p.m. Sunday.