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The team only lasted the season and closed afterward. The Dan Marino Foundation was established in by Marino and his wife, Claire, after their son, Michael, was diagnosed with autism. The Dan Marino Center, which opened in along with the Miami Children's Hospital, is an integrated neurodevelopmental center specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of children at risk for developmental and psychological problems. The center saw more than 48, children last year alone.
Marino has teamed with other celebrities to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorders , including fellow NFL quarterback Doug Flutie , whose son also has an autism diagnosis.
On November 7, , the National Basketball Association 's Miami Heat honored Marino's charitable works and recognized his service to South Florida with a halftime tribute, as well as a large donation to the Marino Foundation. Over walkers participated, as well as volunteers provided by the Miami Dolphins Special Teams. Marino acted in the comedy Ace Ventura: He worked as a project consultant on Oliver Stone 's Any Given Sunday , and some observers noticed a resemblance between him and Dennis Quaid 's character, Jack Rooney.
Marino is currently featured in advertisement campaigns for Hooters , NutriSystem weight loss programs,  Maroone , Papa John's , Nutrasource. In April , Marino became the AARP's "Men's Life Ambassador", through which he planned to share his point of view and expertise on a variety of men's interests, including health, fitness, sports, lifestyle, entrepreneurship, aging and community service, primarily through the website.
In , Marino married Claire D. Regis Roman Catholic Church, across the street from the home of Marino's parents. Marino was awarded an honorary doctorate degree in broadcast journalism by his alma mater, the University of Pittsburgh , in He delivered the commencement speech at the university's graduation ceremony.
In January , Marino admitted to fathering a child with CBS employee Donna Savattere in , a fact that he had previously only shared with his wife. He had previously paid Savattere several million dollars to keep the news of their daughter, Chloe, from the public. This list documents records set by Marino, some of which have since been tied or broken. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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The logo used in the packaging and advertisement of Diet Pepsi has changed multiple times since its original iteration. In October , PepsiCo announced it would be redesigning its logo and re-branding many of its products, including Diet Pepsi. In the case of Diet Pepsi, the logo consisted of the small "smile". The Classic Sweetener Blend variety was distinguished by its use of the wordmark along with the "smile" logo, and a light blue label background in contrast to the modern formulation's silver label.
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