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Around the Towns: May 9, 2012
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MonroeWalk for cystic fibrosis is May 19MONROE - The sixth annual Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk will take place Saturday, May 19 at Twining Park. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and the 1.2-mile walk kicks off at 11 a.m. Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest fund-raising event and takes place each May, which is Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that impairs normal respiratory and digestive functions, making breathing and eating a challenge. "We are looking forward to our sixth Great Strides Walk in Monroe.