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Crohn’s dress down day set next week

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Crohn’s dress down day set next week

Mrs. Stinson, Mr. Noy, Mrs. Padula, Mr. Partner, and Ms. Shimel wear their shirts in support of Crohn's research.

Mrs. Stinson, Mr. Noy, Mrs. Padula, Mr. Partner, and Ms. Shimel wear their shirts in support of Crohn's research.

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Mrs. Stinson, Mr. Noy, Mrs. Padula, Mr. Partner, and Ms. Shimel wear their shirts in support of Crohn's research.

Courtesy photo

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Mrs. Stinson, Mr. Noy, Mrs. Padula, Mr. Partner, and Ms. Shimel wear their shirts in support of Crohn's research.

Cazen Cowfer, Staff Writer

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On September 21st Bellwood-Antis is sponsoring a dress down day for people who have Crohn’s Disease.

The dress down day raises money and awareness for Crohn’s disease, to help find a cure. Mrs. Sally Padula created the event.

Her son was diagnosed with Crohn’s in fifth grade and is now recovering as a senior at the University of Pittsburgh.

There is also a walk to support Crohn’s awareness on October 8.

Crohn’s is evil. It’s a terrible disease. It takes your life away. ”

— Mrs. Padula

Crohn’s disease is a type of inflammatory bowel disease that may affect any part of the gastrointestinal tract from mouth to anus. Signs and symptoms often include abdominal pain, diarrhea, and weight loss.

Crohn’s disease has been a big impact on Mrs. Padula’s life.

“Crohn’s is evil. It’s a terrible disease. It takes your life away. My son will never get rid of it,” said Mrs. Padula.

The dress down day has been very effective in past year, she said.

“I’m so happy that so many people participate. We also have t-shirts as well,” said Mrs. Padula.

Mrs. Padula asks that B-A school district members please participate in both the walk and the dress down day. It will help so many people, and would also give them hope.

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