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London Woman Racing in NYC Marathon to Raise Awareness, Funds for Rare Disorder

10/23/13
Sarah Zaman, of London, England, is preparing a trip across the pond for the ING New York City Marathon on November 3. Zaman is running in hopes of raising awareness and funds for the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation, as one of the seven runners on Team CdLS in the New York City race.
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Local Mother Racing in NYC Marathon to Raise Awareness, Funds for Rare Disorder

10/17/13
Portsmouth, NH - (October 16, 2013) Novice marathoner Karen Lyons, of Portsmouth, NH, is preparing for the ING New York City Marathon on November 3. Lyons is running in honor of her 5-year-old son, Luke, who was born with Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS).
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Softball Tournament Raises Awareness, Funds for Genetic Disorder

10/08/13
What - The 3rd Annual Arzillo Industries Invitational Softball Tournament to benefit the Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Foundation 
When - October 19 & 20 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. 
Where - City View Park, Virginia Beach, VA 

 Virginia Beach, VA - (October 8, 2013) The 3rd Annual Arzillo Industries Softball Tournament takes place October 19 & 20 at City View Park in Virginia Beach. The event is hosted by the Arzillo family of Virginia Beach, VA, parents of Steven, 19, who was born with CdLS, a rare genetic disorder that causes a variety of physical, cognitive and developmental disabilities. 
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CdLS in the News

Special People Meet - CAD Conference

10/23/13 , http://www.woodtv.com/community/special-people-meet
Get out and meet other families with children with special needs this Saturday. Visit the article link to view the video interview.
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'I felt great'

10/21/13 , http://www.thedigitalcourier.com/news/forestcity/x1703656356/-I-felt-great#.UmGmULQ0S2k.facebook
FOREST CITY -- Homecoming at Chase High School was a little different this year. The Trojans came out of it with a win and the crowd was full of alumni but it was different because a sophomore, Kaylee Parris, won homecoming queen.
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The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Awards Over $644,005 in Grants

10/17/13 , http://www.fortmilltimes.com/2013/10/16/3030427/the-american-legion-child-welfare.html
INDIANAPOLIS -- The American Legion Child Welfare Foundation, in its 59th year, has awarded $644,005 to 21 non-profit organizations. These grants, determined during the annual meeting of the Board of Directors, held at the Sheraton Hotel City Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana on Sunday, October 13, 2013, have been awarded to support worthwhile youth-serving projects and to assist in the dissemination of information to the general public and specific target groups. The following is a brief summary of the grants awarded for 2014.
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Racing for unity

10/16/13 , http://columbustelegram.com/news/local/article_f5e1abb9-f8dc-50b2-974f-46aca8414745.html
COLUMBUS -- With each step Heath Zinnel took, a smile began to grow on his face.
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Arzillo softball tournament raising funds for CdLS

10/16/13 , http://www.suffolknewsherald.com/2013/10/16/arzillo-softball-tournament-raising-funds-for-cdls/
For those interested in playing softball for a worthy cause this weekend, there is still a chance to do so.
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