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Ceremony honors Alzheimer's disease patients

Published On: Nov 28 2012 06:23:32 PM EST
ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

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.

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