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Perfect 10: Turning grieving into giving

In 2010, Phyllis Degges was diagnosed with Alzheimer's so her grandson started the Forget Me Not 5k that benefits the Pat Summit Foundation.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn — Today's Perfect 10 goes to a young man who has turned grieving into giving.

In 2010, Phyllis Degges was diagnosed with Alzheimer's so her grandson Drew, just a fifth grader at the time, and other family members started running the Forget Me Not 5k, which benefits the Pat Summit Foundation.

Phyllis passed away in 2019, and Drew is now a sophomore at the University of Tennessee. 

He just became co-director of the race. He hopes to help raise more than last year's $24,000.  

You can learn more about the race and how to sign up here.

Drew, you and your grandmother Phyllis are today's Perfect 10s!