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Pleasanton mom is one of thousands walking to cure diabetes

Original post made on Oct 7, 2011

Most people walk with a destination in mind. For Zoe Francis, that destination is a lot farther than she can see: She walks with the hope of finding a cure for juvenile diabetes.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 6, 2011, 4:44 PM

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Posted by Ed Liu
a resident of Stoneridge
on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:08 am

Good work and good luck Francis family...until a cure is found.


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Posted by Kimberly Ford Chisholm
a resident of another community
on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:56 am

This is such a strong example of being committed to making a real difference. Not just for family members, but for the millions of people who live with T1D. Thank you for dispelling some myths and for working so hard against the disease!


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Posted by Zoe Francis
a resident of Foothill High School
on Oct 7, 2011 at 10:01 am

Fantastic article, Glenn! You took a ton of info and pulled it together into a great story. Thank you so much for writing about JDRF's Walk to Cure Diabetes.

If anyone would like to support Hannah's Hikers, here's our online donation page:
Web Link


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Posted by Daniel Bradford
a resident of Foothill High School
on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:16 am

I remember Zoe very well when I was the librarian at Foothill High. Zoe's always been a "can do" type of person who volunteers to help others, and was an active parent volunteer for Foothill, so her efforts to help push for a cure for diabetes comes as no surprise.

Glad to see that Hannah is doing so well. I remember when she was just a freshman...now I feel old!


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