Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge illuminated in green in recognition of Phelan McDermid Syndrome Awareness Day

The day to recognize the condition is held each year on Oct. 22 with green being the color to raise awareness for it.

News 12 Staff

Oct 23, 2021, 2:32 AM

Updated 1,006 days ago

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The Gov. Mario Cuomo Bridge was lit up in green Friday night in recognition of Phelan McDermid Syndrome Awareness Day.
Phelan-McDermid syndrome is a rare genetic condition that causes developmental and speech delays, behavioral problems and a weakened ability to feel pain or sweat.
The day to recognize the condition is held each year on Oct. 22 with green being the color to raise awareness for it.


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