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Queens boy, 13, among advocates, doctors in Albany to champion new sickle cell bill
ALBANY, N.Y. — Parker Todd, 13, of Queens, was joined by 45 other sickle cell advocates, doctors, nurses and pharmaceutical representatives in Albany to champion a new sickle cell bill. Many patients on a panel were able to share their stories with lawmakers educating them on the impact the disease has on hundreds of thousands of people who suffer from the illness.