Elder Prothro nearly doubles son in fund-raiser
He accomplished what he set out to do. Carleton Prothro beat his son in a friendly competition and raised money for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at the same time.
In November, Prothro and his son accepted an invitation from Prothro's granddaughter Whitney Prothro Fain, a St. Jude employee, to walk for St. Jude in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The total amount raised for St. Jude during the Pennsylvania walk was $68,000 with $4,700 raised by the elder Prothro alone.Subscribe to Read!