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Ceremony honors Alzheimer's disease patients

Published On: Nov 28 2012 06:23:32 PM EST

November is national Alzheimer's Awareness Month, and it was marked with a special service in Allentown on Wednesday.

A ceremony was held at the Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center on West Turner Street.

Organizers said the event is meant to honor victims and raise awareness about the disease.

The Alzheimer's Association said more than five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's today.