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Section - 6.02 What is "May 12 / International Awareness Day"?

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May 12 has been chosen by many national groups as International Awareness D=
ay for
chronic fatigue syndrome. May 12 is the birthday of Florence Nightingale, w=
ho had an
undiagnosed, debilitating disease for many decades. Despite her constraints=
,
Nightingale was able to found the International Red Cross.

The concept of May 12 as International Awareness Day was developed by Tom
Hennessy. He has now founded the RESCIND organization (Repeal Existing
Stereotypes about Chronic Immunologic and Neurological Disorders) which pro=
motes
solutions for CFS, fibromyalgia, multiple chemical sensitivities, and Gulf =
War
Syndrome. RESCIND can be contacted at 9812 Falls Road, Suite 114-270,
Potomac, MD 20854, USA, fax: (after 6pm ET) 1-301-983-5644, Internet:
RESCINDinc@aol.com.

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