Reginald Todd Hewitt_ affectionately know as," Todd", by his many friends and "Papi Todd", by his six grandchildren. He was born October 16, 1954 in Conway, South Carolina and later moved to Orangeburg, South Carolina. Educated in the South Carolina Public School System and attended S.C.State College. Early years pursued a career in Modeling and Entertainment in New York from 1974 through 1991, being mentored by the late great Millie Lewis_Owner Millie Lewis Models of The South_AMTC and Betty Lane Cherry Gramling_Owner Betty Lane Models_President of MAAI.. both legends in the fields of Modeling and Entertainment. From 1984 until 1991, he served as Owner/Director of his three Modeling Agencies/Schools in South Carolina and worked very hard to have them licensed by the department of education. He relocated to Orlando, Florida in 1992 and accepted a position at Walt Disney World Company Entertainment as a Hair& Makeup Specialist, where he worked with such big names as Don Johnson, Melanie Griffin, Bea Arthur, Nell Carter, Sidney Poitier, just to name a few.. In 2000 he served as Fashion Stylist for Bloomingdales coordinating all the looks for the grand opening for," The Mall of Millennia," in Orlando.
Now semi-retired, not by choice, as a result of his daughter Courtney's death. He now devotes his time to raising his four grandchildren, Chloe_13, Kylie_12, Claudia_9 and Alexander_8 and promoting his book,"Courtney's Story," which chronicles her amazing battle with PML_progressive multi-focal-leuko-encephalapathy, an elusive and very rare viral disease that affects 85 to 90% of our World's Population! PML affects people who have a weakened or compromised immune system. Everyone who has ever had the Chickenpox is highly susceptible to this horrible disease.The disease itself affects and destroys parts of the brain. Like a thief in the night, it lies dormant, just waiting to be unleashed! "Courtney's Story," a tell all book contains valuable insight about PML, causes symptoms and treatment.
I, as a parent, encourage you to read this amazing true stroy and share it with those you love and encourage you to join my quest in,"Raising Global Awarenessof PML". To schedule an appearance by the author simply email:
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The Earth seemingly small from a distance....Voices coming together encircling this tiny little ball....Worldwide Awareness of PML...
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