"Blue Sky Girl" brings awareness to rare disease

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The world-wide awareness event "Blue Sky Girl" was held in Montgomery, Saturday, as October marks Rett Syndrome Awareness month.

Rett Syndrome is a devastating neuro-developmental disorder affecting almost exclusively girls.

As part of the program Dr. Alan Percy, a world-renowned Rett Specialist from UAB spoke, and those with the disease climbed the stairs of the State Capitol Building to symbolize their struggle.

The event served to provide information and bring awareness to the community.

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