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Hartford Walkabout Hartford, Connecticut
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Carol's Cherubs - Fundraising Page

You have what?   What is it?  How do you spell it?  Answers to these questions had to be explained to my family, friends and even nurses.  Sjogren's is an autoimmune disease affecting my moisture glands.  My symptoms are dryness of skin, mouth, nose, and eyes along with fatigue and joint pain.
A doctor referred to Sjogren's as a "nuisance rather than a serious disease";  however, my mouth, parotid glands, ears, nose, throat and skin were (and are) constantly dry. Then I developed Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma, shingles and H. Pylori.  For me, and for many others, Sjogren's is far more than just a nuisance! 
The blessing is that I've become a much stronger person dealing with Sjogren's and its complications.  I have my faith and all of you, my family and friends, to thank.  You have been with me every step of the way, and I sincerely thank you. 
Sjogren's is still unknown to many people.  Funds are needed for new research to understand the complexities so that the cause and cure will be discovered. 
Sjogren's Syndrome Facts:

Sjogren's affects up to four million Americans

Nine out of ten Sjogren's patients are women

It can spread throughout the entire body causing joint pain, major organ failure, and lymphomas   


Please join Carol's Cherubs during the first walkabout in Connecticut.  This walkabout focuses on awareness of Sjogren's Syndrome while helping to raise money to support the SSF's research and education programs.

Saturday, June 13th, 2009
 Westfield Mall (Border's Entrance)
8:30 a.m. registration / 9:30 a.m. walk
My dream is to find a cure in my lifetime.  Please support me by walking with Carol's Cherubs and/or by donating to The Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation either online or mail a check payable to SSF directly to me (58 Seneca Drive, Meriden, CT 06450)       
Thank you, dear family and friends, from the bottom of my heart.
PS:  Yes, you are my cherubs, my angels.


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Neil Garland yo
The Piquol's You Go Mrs. M !
Todd Hellyar (Lisa's Coworker) Wishing you the best !!!
Pat Zajac You are such an inspitation to all of us, and we're all so proud of you!
Jim & Maureen Suzio
Brady and G'Pa Richard We love you Nana!! :)
Mike and Debbie Bontatibus All the best!
Richard Seethaler
Patty McHugh Thank you for sharing and making a difference.
Erin ,Dana, Rocco,Isabella, Sophia best of luck
Lou Corte
Skip & Michele Nawrocki Best wishes!
Maxine and Don King We are with you all the way as always!!
Cathleen Gannon
Chris Beale
Sheila & Neal Schneider Our love and support will be with you
Wint & Margaret Filipek All the best to you Carol.
Marie Corte Hi Carol...You are an amazing woman!..My prayers are with you!
Jack and Rosalie Mierzejewski God bless you. You are an inspiration!
Fran and Mike Carol, My best friend, my sister-- Our love and prayers are with you every day.
Carolyn Linn Best Wishes and Prayers
Anonymous good luck
Michael Hannah Best wishes!
Don To my are my champion.
The Nawrocki Family Our thoughts and prayers are with you! May God bless you!
Secret Cherub You go, girl!
The Antonacci Family Keep up the good work! We love you! xoxo
John Ragozzino
Heidi Adamski Good luck in your fight and raising awareness!
Jay Adamski Im rooting for you Mrs. M!!!
Miguel and Marissa Cardona Your strength and advocacy are admirable. God Bless!
Charissa, Dave, Ethan & Elora Naumann God bless!
Allen , Christine, and Max Ganter Much luck with this fundraiser, Carol. You rock !
Master's Efrain & Rachel Valentin Mrs. Maleto, Your in our thoughts and prayers.
John and Pam Adamski Our best wishes to a special lady!
Doreen Roddy Good luck with your fundraising, I hope you reach your goal!!
Mary Cortright Best wishes, Carol!!!
Michelle Bourdeau
Peter Talbot
Lisa, Dave, Julia & Lea We love you Nanapants!! We're proud of you.

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