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Lymphedema Awareness Day Officially Declared in the State of New York

March 6, 2015, will officially be recognized as Lymphedema Awareness Day in the State of New York. New York State Senator Martin J. Golden, who has been a true friend to LE&RN and who was honored at the 2014 Walk for Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases, was the Resolution's sponsor. It will be read on the floors of the New York State Senate and Assembly at the same time that Emma Detlefsen, a six-year-old lymphedema advocate, will be honored with an official NYS resolution for her efforts. The full text of the Resolution marking March 6 as Lymphedema Awareness Day can be read here.