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On Saturday, November 18th at Tongva park in Santa Monica, Fallbrook beekeeper, Leah De La Torre, will be leading friends, family and local supporters in greater Los Angeles MG Walk as the 2017 Walk Hero – and for the first time, she will able to physically walk the route. Her disease progressed making her physically unable to participate in last year’s walk so she cheered from the sidelines, but this year, she’s leading the team.She has made it her mission to educate friends and family raise broader awareness in the LA area.
Details and more information about the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America can be found below.
Saturday, November 18
Set-up: 8am or by notification
Check in: 9am
Tongva Park, 1615 Ocean Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401
About the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America
Founded in 1952, the Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA) is the only national volunteer health agency dedicated solely to the fight against the debilitating disease, myasthenia gravis. MGFA is committed to finding a cure for myasthenia gravis and closely related diseases, improving treatment options and providing information and support to people with myasthenia gravis through research, education, community programs and advocacy. MGFA has 20 chapters in the United States serving patients, their families and caregivers through support groups and educational programs. For more information, please visit http://www.myasthenia.org/.