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National Award Given To 'Inheritance' Founder - Brevard NC

 

Pisgah Forest resident Deric Milligan was among those recognized Saturday during the 29th annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor Ceremony on Ellis Island in New York. (Courtesy photo)

Deric Milligan, a Pisgah Forest resident and Inheritance of Hope executive director, was honored Saturday during the 29th annual Ellis Island Medals of Honor ceremony on Ellis Island in New York City

Milligan was awarded for his dedication serving families facing the loss of a parent, according to a news release.

Milligan is also the co-founder of Inheritance of Hope.

After his wife, Kristen, was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer, they created an organization to help families like his own. Kristen died in 2012, but her legacy continues as the nonprofit believes that "Every Family Dese...



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