DescriptionBuzz Aldrin's 1999 "Mr. Wonderful" Award from the Thalians, Originally from His Personal Collection. A 12" tall (overall) statue of Disney's "Goofy" character with a Caduceus emblem on his chest and holding the drama and comedy masks, one in each hand. On the base is an engraved plaque: "The Thalians 1999/ Mr. Wonderful/ Buzz Aldrin". The Thalians are charitable organization founded in 1955 by a group of Hollywood actors. Their mission "...is to raise the funds it will take to educate, and enlighten the world about mental illness thereby eliminating the stigma attached to it. We pledge to take mental illness out of the dark closet of ignorance and despair, bringing it into the light of healing." Aldrin is known and respected for his work for mental health issues. Excellent.
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