Walt Disney’s Lesson for Rare Disease Patients

Alpha-1 patients and families bond while learning about Walt Disney.

An attendee at CSL Behring's Walk For Breath event looks at an exhibit at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco

About 180 Alpha-1 patients, caregivers and family members made connections with each other at CSL Behring’s 11th Walk for Breath celebration. The event takes place every year just prior to the Alpha-1 Foundation Annual National Education Conference and gives participants an opportunity to reconnect with one another and meet new friends.  As seen above, this year’s walk took attendees on a journey through the life of Walt Disney at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco. Throughout the museum were stories of Mr. Disney’s perseverance, tenacity and determination; lessons that any rare disease patient can relate to.

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