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Mitochondrial Awareness Week is September 15-21

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Mitochondrial Awareness Week is September 15-21

McKendra McCoy visited Great Day to talk about why we need to be aware of it and what we can do to help.

There are a lot of people in our community who live with the pain of mitochondrial disease.

Brittany Wilkinson of Clovis passed away from mitochondrial disease on September 6, 2009 at the age of 18.

Brittany was an advocate to bring about awareness and funding for research amidst her pain and is responsible for creating Mitochondrial Awareness Week.

Click here to print a coupon to Chevy's Fresh Mex to benefit the local chapter.

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