Love blooms at Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Huntington Beach

By Mindy Schauer

Brightly-colored pinwheel flowers planted seeds of hope that a crushing disease can be defeated. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Huntington Beach on Saturday, Oct. 6, raised $268,000, 20 percent shy of its $335,000 goal, although donations are being collected through the end of the month.

Linda Sadeghi attended her first walk with Al Pugchino, her 4-year-old pug. Sadeghi’s grandmother, mother and younger brother all had been diagnosed with the disease, which currently afflicts more than 5 million Americans. Her 88-year-old father has been caring for her mom for eight years.

“To see there are others in the same situation is impactful,” said [READ MORE HERE]

Source: OC Register

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