East Carolina University 1972 graduate Larry Clapp, who developed garments designed for cancer patients, will be featured on Pirate Radio April 11 at 6 p.m.
Clapp will be interviewed on “A Pirate’s Life for Me!” on Pirate Radio 1250 and 930 AM, as part of the East Carolina Alumni Association’s weekly radio show.
Clapp and his children designed the garments for his new business, One Day Apparel, after his wife died from cancer. The garments are intended to maintain both the dignity and comfort of patients undergoing chemotherapy. The long-sleeved shirts keep patients covered and warm, while zippered openings offer access for medical instruments sucha s Port-a-Caths or PIC lines placed in the chest or arm.
The garments are also designed for everyday wear by non-patients, to establish a community of support for those undergoing treatment. One Day Apparel also sells standard short-sleeved and long-sleeved t-shirts, as well as bracelets. All proceeds benefit cancer research. Read more about the business at www.onedayapparel.com/specialty-garment/.
Clapp is also the owner of Austen, Li & Clapp, a design and marketing firm based in Greensboro. He earned his bachelor’s degree in art.
To listen to this episode, tune to Pirate Radio 1250 or 930 AM or listen live online at www.pirateradio1250.com. A Pirate Radio mobile app is also available for download. For those who cannot tune in, the episode will be archived online at PirateAlumni.com.
Questions about A Pirate’s Life For Me! can be directed to Jackie Drake, assistant director of alumni communications, at 252-328-4902 or Jackie.Drake@PirateAlumni.com.
– Jackie Drake