Hear the beautiful story of the woman who has devoted her entire life to feeding the hungry. Her first role model was her selfless mother. Then she and her college classmate Sister Mary Scullion were influenced strongly by Jesuit Father Ed Brady, and they also had the chance to meet Mother Teresa during her historic visit to Philadelphia in 1976. Her exceptional work has even been recognized with a medal from Pope Francis.
Each week we highlight the #RealChampions in your life! Your family, friends, or colleagues who go the extra mile to help others in their community.
Marianne T. Ritchie, MD was one of the first female gastroenterologists practicing in the Philadelphia area. An advocate for over 30 years, Dr. Ritchie developed the PINKPLUS triple cancer screening program, and the BLUE LIGHTS CAMPAIGNfor Colon Cancer Awareness.
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