Los Angeles Walk 2012 | Aplastic Anemia and MDS International Foundation

Los Angeles Walk 2012

Maggie O'Neil, Los Angeles Walk Committee

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Pat Reep

I became involved in the Hope, Steps & A Cure Walk after my mom passed away from MDS in March 2012.  I was overcome with many emotions (sadness, anger, confusion, shock, etc), and I wanted to channel those into doing something good.  So I "Googled" and found the Hope Steps & A Cure Walk, and the most incredible part was that the walk was to be held the following month (April) in my hometown of Long Beach!  I immediately jumped on board and in that next month Team Pat Reep raised $17,000 for AA&MDSIF!  At the walk, we had more than 50 walkers show up wearing

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