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5K walk held in Bay Ridge to honor Pietro Scarso, diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

The walk was held to honor Pietro Scarso,

The walk was held to honor Pietro Scarso, who was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy a year ago. (September 28, 2013 7:02 PM)

Hundreds of people came to Pier 69 this morning in Bay Ridge to take part in a 5K walk to raise money in honor of a Brooklyn boy.

Pietro Scarso, 4, was diagnosed with the genetic disorder Duchenne muscular dystrophy, or DMD, about a year ago. The disorder prevents growth and could cause Pietro to lose all muscle function.

All the proceeds from today's 5K will go toward finding a cure...

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