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Two Local Children Win National Heartstrings Award!

In case you missed it, I was on WINK TV’s XCW this morning announcing the Second Annual Heartstrings Award for the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation! Our local children, Andrew Andersen and Makenzie Lawrey have won the award! They are on a million dollar mission to raise funds and awareness for Mitochondrial Disease (Mito). Andrew, better known as Drew, has lost 2 siblings (Rylee and Xavier) to Mito, and Makenzie’s brother, Gavin is presently fighting the disease. Gavin is well known around our community; he is the blonde haired boy in the green cape and mask on all the billboards for the Children’s Hospital.

Congratulations to these two wonderful children:

Healthy Kids: Heartstrings Award

To help this wonderful cause: