Small Wonders

| February 22, 2012 | Parties National

THE PARTY A gala and live auction at the Beverly Hilton Hotel celebrating the 50th anniversary of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and paying tribute to the 100th birthday of the nonprofit’s founder, Danny Thomas THE PLAYERS Host Phil Donahue; co-chairs Tony Thomas, Terre Thomas, Robert Ellis; guests Jason Bateman, William Shatner, Rashida Jones, Adrienne Maloof, Vanessa Williams, Kristin Davis THE HIGHLIGHTS The evening was filled with inspiring stories from families including the Bouchers, whose 10-year-old daughter, Jordyn, is receiving treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukemia. THE ONE-LINER “I’ve been married 24 years, which is like 144 in Kardashian years!” noted performer Ray Romano. Photos courtesy of Alex J. Berliner, Peter Wintersteller and Brandon Clark/ABImages


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