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The 10th annual Mattel Party on the Pier Crowns Two Kings

CNN talk show host Larry King and his wife, Shawn, will be honored at the 10th annual Mattel Party on the Pier, which benefits Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA.

“Larry and I are thrilled to be honored at this year’s event, as UCLA has a special place in our hearts,” Shawn King said. Literally and figuratively; the Kings wed in Larry King’s hospital room in 1997 just before he underwent an angioplasty and the couples two sons were born at UCLA.

“We are incredibly honored that Larry, Shawn and their children will be helping us celebrate our 10th annual Mattel Party on the Pier,” said Dr. Edward R.B. McCabe, physician-in-chief at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. “It will truly make a special milestone occasion even more memorable.”

The Mattel Party on the Pier is one of the major annual fundraising events for Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA. As a state-assisted institution, the hospital has increasingly limited funding and must rely on the charitable support of private donors and community partners.

General admission tickets are $100 for adults and $50 for children ages 2 to 12; children under 2 are admitted free.

Tickets must be purchased in advance. To order tickets, or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Erica Edwards at 310-267-1836 or visit www.partyonthepier.ucla.edu.

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