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El Paso mom, daughter cope with genetic disorder

11/17/13 , http://www.theeagle.com/news/texas/article_4f2ac5de-4e09-11e3-b5a8-001a4bcf887a.html?mode=print
EL PASO -- There are times -- many times -- when Lily Lopez grows tired of the curious looks she gets when she takes her 10-year-old daughter Kayla out in public. "It's hard enough on us as it is without all those people staring at us, saying 'Oh my God, did you see the baby? Did you see her?' I still haven't gotten used to it and it still gets on my nerves, but I've learned to ignore it better."
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El Paso mom, daughter cope with genetic disorder

11/11/13 , http://www.wral.com/el-paso-mom-daughter-cope-with-genetic-disorder/13091274/?print_friendly
EL PASO, TEXAS -There are times -- many times -- when Lily Lopez grows tired of the curious looks she gets when she takes her 10-year-old daughter Kayla out in public. "It's hard enough on us as it is without all those people staring at us, saying 'Oh my God, did you see the baby? Did you see her?' I still haven't gotten used to it and it still gets on my nerves, but I've learned to ignore it better."
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American Legion Child Welfare Foundation Awards Over $644,005 in Grants

11/11/13 , http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20131016006543/en/American-Legion-Child-Welfare-Foundation-Awards-644005%C2%A0in
INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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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For Third Consecutive Year, National Nonprofit Achieves Highest Rating from Charity Navigator

11/05/13
The Cornelia de Lange Syndrome (CdLS) Foundation achieved its third, consecutive 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency from Charity Navigator, the country's largest and most-utilized independent evaluator of charities.
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1 in 10,000: Love between family, girl with genetic disorder inspires

11/04/13 , http://www.elpasotimes.com/living/ci_24447145/1-10-000-love-transcends-genetic-disorder#
There are times -- many times -- when Lily Lopez grows tired of the curious looks she gets when she takes her 10-year-old daughter Kayla out in public. "It's hard enough on us at is without all those people staring at us, saying 'Oh my God, did you see the baby? Did you see her?' I still haven't gotten used to it and it still gets on my nerves, but I've learned to ignore it better."
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