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BC Place lights up green for Mitochondrial Disease Awareness

September 16th, 2019

BC Place will light up green in support of Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week on Monday, September 16th.

From September 15th through September 21st, Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week aims to draw attention to the rare disease, which is growing in incidence. The mitochondria are the batteries of our cells, delivering energy to vital organs to help us breath, move, think and function. When the mitochondria stop functioning, individuals can experience organ failure, blindness, paralysis and more.

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