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April 8, 1992 | TOM McQUEENEY
The March of Dimes hopes to draw up to 6,000 people this month to its annual Orange County WalkAmerica event to combat birth defects. Participants collect donation pledges for the 12-mile walk, which will begin this year from locations in Huntington Beach, Irvine and Dana Point on April 25. The WalkAmerica campaign is the March of Dimes' biggest fund-raising event, event director Karilyn Merritt said. The average walker collects about $125 in sponsorships before the walk.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1992 | TOM McQUEENEY
The March of Dimes hopes to draw up to 6,000 people this month to its annual Orange County WalkAmerica event to combat birth defects. Participants collect donation pledges for the 12-mile walk, which will begin this year from locations in Huntington Beach, Irvine and Dana Point on April 25. The WalkAmerica campaign is the March of Dimes' biggest fund-raising event, event director Karilyn Merritt said. The average walker collects about $125 in sponsorships before the walk.
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May 26, 1989
This is in response to your excellent and timely editorial "Agenda for the Next Generation" (May 15). It listed seven high-priority goals for future generations in solving critical problems affecting the children of the U.S. The statistics you outlined should be shocking to caring citizens. The United States, one of the earth's wealthiest and most educated nations, has thousands of babies brought into the world suffering the terrible consequences of birth defects. Nearly 40,000 of them die annually during their first year.
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May 26, 1989
This is in response to your excellent and timely editorial "Agenda for the Next Generation" (May 15). It listed seven high-priority goals for future generations in solving critical problems affecting the children of the U.S. The statistics you outlined should be shocking to caring citizens. The United States, one of the earth's wealthiest and most educated nations, has thousands of babies brought into the world suffering the terrible consequences of birth defects. Nearly 40,000 of them die annually during their first year.
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