NBA Star Doug Christie and Wife Jackie Congratulate President Barack Obama on Winning the Nobel Peace Prize

October 10, 2009

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire/ — NBA star Doug Christie and his wife, author and designer, Jackie, send their congratulations to President Barack Obama for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, only the fourth U.S. president ever to receive this high honor.

The Christies are proud to honor the president for creating a new positive climate and understanding on his quest for world peace.

“We must all, continue to support our Chief of Staff and honor him as he moves us into a great new era,” said Doug Christie.

“The impact President Obama has had on me, my family, our community, and our great nation — as well as internationally — was made clear with the announcement of this esteemed appointment. We are extremely proud of our president,” replied Jackie Christie, author of best-selling book ‘Proud To Be a Colored Girl’.

About the Nobel Prize:

Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and peace. The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. Each prize consists of a medal, personal diploma, and a cash award.

The Nobel Peace Prize, considered “the world’s most prestigious prize,” was awarded to Al Gore and the IPCC in 2007, and a total of 95 individuals and 23 organizations world wide. The Prize is awarded at a ceremony in the Oslo City Hall on December 10, the date on which Alfred Nobel died.

About Doug Christie:

Doug Christie, a 14-year NBA star, author, reality show TV star, and CEO of Christie Sports Management, is a father of three with wife Jackie. He is the co-founder of Jean Rah Fya Records, home to some of some of the hottest new talent in the music business. The Christies also authored the bestselling book ‘No Ordinary Love: A true story of marriage and basketball’.

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