MIAMI, DECEMBER 7, 2012 -- the Univision Network Aired "TeletnUSA," a 28-Hour Te

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MIAMI, DECEMBER 7, 2012 -- The Univision Network aired "TeletnUSA," a 28-hour telethon featuring more than 100 Hispanic superstars and television personalities uniting the community in support of children with disabilities, cancer and autism in the United States.

Through inspiring stories, personal testimonies, moving examples of what can be achieved when people come together, and memorable performances from top Latino talent, "TeletnUSA" worked to raise funds and change lives. Under the slogan "La Gran Familia Hispana: Unida por Nuestros Ni[+ or -]os" (The Great Hispanic Family: United for Our Children), the first "TeletnUSA" event was broadcast on the Univision Network from December 14 to December 16. The full event was also streamed LIVE at www.Univision.com/TeletonUSA.

The telethon was hosted by the legendary host of Univision's top-rated variety show "Sabado Gigante" and founder of Teletn, Mario Kreutzberger better known as "Don Francisco," along with internationally renowned actress and singer Lucero, Univision News anchor Jorge Ramos, "Hoy" co-host Galilea Montijo, "Despierta America" co-host Ral Gonz[sz]lez, and "Nuestra Belleza Latina" host Giselle Blondet. "TeletnUSA" called upon the collaboration of additional Univision talent who participated via satellite from Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Puerto Rico and San Antonio. …