Girl, 13, raises over $40,000 for Parkinson’s research

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Author: AdminPublished: 9 April 2015

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Jenna Sigurdson – a 13 year old from Winnipeg, Canada – received more than $40,000, after creating a campaign to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease involving bookmarks.

She was inspired into action when her dad was diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disease three years earlier.

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