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This Incredible Video Is Raising Awareness for Rare Diseases

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Saturday, February 28 is Rare Disease Day. According to, more than 6,000 rare disease are currently referenced. Below is the 2015 video honoring people living with those conditions as well as those who have died from a rare disease.

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Originally published: February 28, 2015
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