Amanda Charney was engaged to Marc Small (family member of several of my friends) who was killed in Afghanistan. Amanda is trying to win a $30,000. prize for her charity "Small Steps in Speech" which helps children with speech and language disabilities. The contest ends on Jan 3rd and she is now in 11th place and needs more votes to be eligible for a prize. Please take a minute to read her story and vote. There is nothing to sign up or register for to vote. Thanks!! http://eaglerarelife.com/node/459 In response to the tragic death of her fiancee, who was a Special Forces Medic serving in Afghanistan, Amanda founded Small Steps in Speech, a nonprofit foundation to aid children with speech and language disabilities.