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April 25th, 2009, 01:31 PM
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1st Annual World Meningitis Day
April 25, 2009



Today is the 1st Annual World Meningitis Day! This is a very exciting thing for us as it marks a special day for those who've lost someone to Meningitis. They will be remembered today, as will the lives of people who've been dramatically affected by Meningitis

This week in my blog I've been sharing information daily about Meningitis. To help you could share our story with someone who doesn't know about Meningitis, spend some time looking at a Meningitis Awareness site (links in my blog), and lighting a candle at 7pm (your time) so that a wave of light goes around the world.

Weather permitting (it's calling for thunderstorms later ) We're having a balloon release at the cemetery later.

Thanks everyone!
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My 3yr old son Landan died 23hrs after being diagnosed with Meningococcal Meningitis. It is a potentially vaccine preventable disease. The vaccine isn't on the schedule until 11-12yrs but is approved for use at age 2yrs. Our second son received the vaccine in December 2010 when he was 2yrs old. My son & thousands of other children prove that a vaccine is needed at a younger age.
Meningitis Awareness FB - http://www.facebook.com/meningitisawareness
Landan's Story - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dLwEgZaS68
Landan's Memorial bracelets are available at his website below.

My Facebook - Landan's Memory-Of - AngelLandan.com
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April 26th, 2009, 08:21 AM
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Did you get to do the balloon release? That's such a sweet picture of Landan. My heart breaks for you over his loss (((hugs)))
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