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August 27, 2012 3:04 PM

Merlene Davis: Family hopes fund-raiser will help daughter, others with rheumatoid arthritis

Samantha Perez has juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, the most common type of arthritis in children younger than 16. It affects about 50,000 children in the United States, and about 150 children in the Bluegrass area. Her family hopes a planned fund-raiser will help her live with the disease.

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