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Byron Pitts Leads the Way 'From Stuttering to Success'

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SOURCE Stuttering Foundation

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane Fraser, president of the Stuttering Foundation,, had the following reaction to the interview by Katie Couric of ABC News Chief National Correspondent Byron Pitts on her show "Katie" today:

"If anyone knows the path from stuttering to success, it's Byron Pitts. Byron is such a great friend to the Stuttering Foundation and an outstanding role model for people young and old who struggle with stuttering. From his book Step Out on Nothing to his nightly appearance on the evening news, Byron gives a powerful voice to the stuttering community. We are thrilled that Katie has chosen to tackle the issue of stuttering by interviewing Byron on her show today; what courage they have to share their stories with us! Every day that stuttering is discussed is a better day for the stuttering community."

Foundation Spokesperson Jane Fraser??

Jane Fraser is president of The Stuttering Foundation and co-author of If Your Child Stutters: A Guide for Parents, 8th edition. She is also vice president of the Action for Stammering Children, Michael Palin Centre, London.

About the Stuttering Foundation??

Malcolm Fraser, a successful businessman and stutterer, went on to establish and endow the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation in 1947. The Stuttering Foundation provides a toll-free helpline, 800-992-9392, and free online resources on its website,, including services, referrals and support to people who stutter and their families, as well as support for research into the causes of stuttering. Please visit us at

For Immediate Release?
Contact: Greg Wilson?
(571) 239-7474

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