Type 1 Superhero Saves the Day

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By: dhtest

“Omega Boy Versus Doctor Diabetes” is acomic book written by brothers Kamaal andMalcolm Washington. The brothers—ages 11and 9, respectively—are the sons of AlonzoWashington, publisher, co-writer, co-creatorand owner of Omega 7 comic books.

The two boys, who have grown up aroundcomics, started the “Omega Boy VersusDoctor Diabetes” venture when Kamaalwas diagnosed with type 1 in 2003. He andMalcolm, who live in Kansas City, Kansas,draw and write the comic book. Theywanted to use their Omega Boy superheroto educate children about the disease.

You can order “Omega Boy Versus DoctorDiabetes” for $5 from www.omega7.com/html/DiabetesBook.html.

To order by mail, make your check or money order payable to:

Omega 7, Inc.
P.O. Box 171046
Kansas City, Kansas 66117

If you live in the Kansas City area, you canpurchase the book and other Omega 7comics at Osco drugstores.

Sources: www.omega7.com and Erin Adamson ofThe Capital-Journal

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