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Shannon Boxx Steps Up for Sjogren's Awareness

Posted on Fri, Feb 15, 2013

The Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation is thrilled to welcome Shannon Boxx as the 2013 Honorary Walkabout Chairperson!

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Shannon Boxx, member of the U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team and Olympic gold medalist, has been an inspiring Sjögren’s advocate since she announced she has Sjögren’s this past year and was connected to the Foundation by Athletes for Hope.  Shannon is now taking Sjögren’s awareness to communities around the United States by stepping up as the SSF Honorary Walkabout Chairperson!

Click here to learn more about SSF Walkabouts and an event calendar

If there is already a Walkabout in your area and you would like to learn more about it or if you are motivated and want to start an event in your area- please contact Ben Basloe at 301-530-4420 x207 or by email at to learn how you can get involved!

Want to learn more about Shannon's journey with Sjögren's? Listen to her interview with American Airlines and US Airways about being diagnosed with Sjögren's and why raising awareness is so important to her by clicking here.

We hope you will join Shannon and step up for Sjögren's in your community by participating in a SSF Walkabout!


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Topics: Shannon Boxx, Walkabouts, Sjogren's

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