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“Day of Days” Event Spreads Word about Autism and Autism Speaks

November 05, 2008

"Days of Our Lives" stars Renee Jones, Terrell Ransom Jr., and James Reynolds at the “Day of Days” event

On Saturday, November 1, the stars of NBC's daytime drama “Days of Our Lives” hosted a fan appreciation day at CityWalk at Universal Studios Hollywood, where fans could meet, get autographs from, and take pictures with their favorite stars.

“Days of Our Lives” has an
ongoing storyline
about Dr. Lexie Carver (Renee Jones) and Commissioner Abe Carver (James Reynolds), whose son Theo (Terrell Ransom Jr.) is diagnosed with autism. All three actors were on hand to meet with fans and Jones and Ransom Jr. wore the Autism Speaks puzzle piece pin to help raise awareness.

Autism Speaks had an informational table near the stage where parents, professionals and others could learn more about autism and Autism Speaks. In addition, Autism Speaks' Public Service Announcements played on a large video screen at the venue.