John and daughter Marie 1987
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This page will take the longest to complete, John has written many articles, throughout his career
starting while he studied journalism at Marquette University in 1976-1981. He wrote for the school newspaper and then began writing in his hometown of Long Beach NY at weekly newspapers.

After newspaper, John set out to work in marketing at Wank Advertising  He learned alot from Marty Wank. John's next job was at The March of Dimes as public relations director. It was there that he bonded with families and brought them cheer through his fun personality. John was touched by the many children he interacted with. John founded WheelAmerica, an event he started on the Long Beach boardwalk, giving people with disabilities a chance to raise money and get out and have fun while showing how able they were raising money to help people like themselves. John continued in his quest helping families in his position as director of Public Relations for The National Kidney Foundation of Va. spreading the word to help patients and families in the Richmond area.

The first story below "A Cold Company", is one that needs to be told.

A Cold Company  Diagnosis Hockey
Holocaust Marquette Eddie in the Net
A & E Broadcast Movie Review Sunday Punch
Public Relations
John D'Angelo, spokesman for the Nat'l Kidney Foundation can be heard on the above audio, recorded on radio station 1140 AM putting a kidney stealing rumor to rest. (1996)