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Special Film Screening of "One Little Difference"

The Bunche Center for African American Studies and the Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California present a documentary film that tells the story of Camp Crescent Moon, a specialized summer camp for children with sickle cell disease.

Wednesday, November 19, 2008
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
135 Haines Hall
UCLA campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Sickle cell disease refers to a group of inherited blood diseases which can cause severe pain, damage to vital organs and for some, death in childhood or early adulthood.  Sickle cell disease affects the oxygen-carrying protein inside the red blood cells called hemoglobin.  [It can be an extremely debilitating, painful disease.]
 
Sickle-cell disease occurs more commonly in people (or their descendants) from parts of sub-Saharan Africa, where malaria is or was common, but it also occurs in people of other ethnicities.

For more info about Camp Crescent Moon: http://www.scdfc.org/program_services/Camp/CampCrescentMoon.htm

 

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Cost : Free and open to the public; pay-by-space and all-day ($9) parking available.

Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA310-825-7403
www.bunchecenter.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): , Bunche Center for African American Studies, Sickle Cell Disease Foundation of California. Information about non-ASC events is forwarded for informational purposes and does not necessarily reflect opinions of or endorsements by African Studies personnel.

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