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20 April 2011


Laurie-Ann Duchaine reached opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome, accompanied by her mother Marie-Eve Lanthier who decided to create a foundation on behalf of his daughter and Peggy Béland, President of PB Communications Agency

Laurentides Express - Journal le Courrier - Society - Community Life

A fundraising dinner will be held on May 10 at Bleu Blanc Rouge Rosemere Foundation for the benefit of Laurie-Ann Duchaine, little girl with opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome rare. Several celebrities have decided to embrace the cause, such as Yvon Lambert, a former player for the Montreal Canadiens, who will be the auctioneer for the evening.

"My foundation is important to help sick children like me, please help me raise money," said Laurie-Ann Duchaine, aged just 9 years. Opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome from which she suffers is a disorder of the immune system that attacks mainly the cerebellum and causing loss of balance, abnormal movements of the eyes and bursts leading to falls. "It is a syndrome difficult to detect initially and quite rare. We identified three cases in Sainte-Justine for 10 years. To treat the disease, it is primarily administered to the patient high doses of cortisone or chemotherapy agents, "says Dr. Guy D'Anjou, the CHU Sainte-Justine.

In the case of Laurie-Ann, cortisone has accumulated in his spine, which crashed into his bone marrow. She has been paralyzed for six months and had to relearn to walk and live normally.

Pregnant at the age of 19 and single, the mother of Laurie-Ann, Marie-Eve Lanthier, decided to create a foundation on behalf of his daughter to support financially the families with the costs incurred by the disease, promote the disease worldwide, improve the quality of life for families of children with and actively participate in research on the syndrome. "I want to help parents who are living the nightmare of having a sick child, to give them moral support, because we can feel very lonely at times. I think parents need a break too, "she says.

The benefit dinner hosted by Claudia Marques will be held on May 10 from 18h to 22h at the restaurant Bleu, Blanc, Rouge. A live auction will be orchestrated by former Canadiens player Yvon Lambert, and prizes will be auctioned, a jersey signed by Guy Lafleur. Vincent Lemay Thivierge Cicciarello and Maud, the viewpoints of the group, and singer Elias will offer a performance. The dance troupe will present Bodylicious, as well as several other surprises For more information, visit fondationlaurieann.com or contact the agency at 514-567-6534 PB Communications. Tickets are available at a cost of $ 100 and the objective is to reach $ 20 000.