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Monday, July 21, 2014
News Article

The International Chiari Association (ICA) is pleased to announce that face painting will take place at the 3rd Annual Chiari Awareness Celebration. 

"The United Cancer Advocacy Action Network (UCAAN) will have a booth and provide face painting, which they have generously done every year that our Chiari event has existed," said ICA Founder/President Pete Dal Bello. "UCAAN reminds me so much of the ICA because it puts people first."

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Monday, July 21, 2014
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Life is often compared to a rollercoaster. Along the ride there are ups and downs, twists and turns. You climb and climb and finally you get up to the top and then you fall right back down. 

For 2010 Adairsville (Georgia) High School graduate Bo Edwards, a lifetime's worth of highs and lows have been compressed into just over a year's time.  

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Friday, July 18, 2014
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The International Chiari Association (ICA) wants to wish ICA Mascot Loyal T. Dog a Happy Birthday!

Loyal, like many of his fellow Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, has Chiari. To learn MORE about Chiari and this breed, please visit Loyal's playlist at the International Chiari Association Network (ICAN) and that can be found at the following link: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA2E865FCEB568357   

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Friday, July 18, 2014
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If you buy from Amazon, please consider starting your shopping using the following AmazonSmile link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/37-1636153

When you do, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the International Chiari Association whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

We thank you for your support.

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Friday, July 18, 2014
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The International Chiari Association (ICA) is pleased to report that there will be many upcoming announcements regarding the 3rd Annual Chiari Awareness Celebration. 

"I have been in many meetings this week," said ICA Founder/President Pete Dal Bello. "I always have a lot of news to report and there will be many articles coming up about the event. Among the news is about the food, donations and ICA Mascot Courage the Bear is going to have an expanded role in promoting the event."

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Friday, July 18, 2014
News Article

Dear readers,

It has been another busy week at the International Chiari Association (ICA), but there are two important things that I want to share with you.

On Monday, the ICA announced the creation of International Chiari Day and that will take place on Sept. 4.   

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Thursday, July 17, 2014
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Do you or someone you know have a Chiari-related medical appointment, test, surgery, etc., next week? We are putting together our weekly "Well Wishes" List for Monday. Please include first and last name, as well as age (if under 18). Post an appointment, etc., for next week on our Facebook page. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.  

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
News Article

How many decompression surgeries have you had?

(Hopefully the answer is zero or no more than one, but many Chiarians haven't been as fortunate.)

To ANSWER, please visit the ICA's Facebook page by CLICKING HERE.   

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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The 3rd Annual International Chiari Walk will take place on Saturday, September 6, and the International Chiari Association (ICA) hopes that everybody participates. Everyone is encouraged to WEAR PURPLE, the color for Chiari Awareness.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
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Do you have a fundraiser to help a Chiarian with his/her medical expenses? The ICA would be happy to help by mentioning the event on our Facebook page.

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