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Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2011 Air Max 95 by Daniel Bair

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Diagnosed with a disease that's both hard to pronounce and treat, Daniel Bair braved through his bout with Astrocytoma during his treatment at OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital. It was there that his exemplary courage gotten the attention of those organizing the 2011 Doernbecher Freestyle, a partnership between Doernbecher and Nike. Now in its eighth year, the collection of limited Nike footwear, designed by patients of Doernbecher, have raised over $3 million for the medical center. This year, as with every year, six participants contributed their personalized designs, in part to tell their stories and another as symbolic encouragements to other diagnosed with the same disease. In the case of Bair, its just a simple inspiration of "Be Brave" with a lightening bolt as inspiritment. Imprinted on the sockliner inside, a simple statement "Just Like Everybody Else" abolishes the stigma those with debilitating illness sometime goes through. The Nike Air Max 95 by Daniel Bair will be available at $145 for adult sizes and $95 for youth editions, with all proceeds going to OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital. The collection will officially launch on Saturday, November 5th, at select Nike retail locations. looking to reap in a record amount of charity proceeds

Release Date: November 5th, 2011 (Saturday)