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WHEREAS, the good health and general well-being of the people of Nevada is strengthened by our awareness and understanding of a genetic disorder known as 4p- syndrome, with Wolf-Hirschhorn as the main syndrome; and

WHEREAS, children with 4p- syndrome are usually born with low birth weight and develop slowly, both cognitively and physically, compared to their same-age peers; and

WHEREAS, dedicated professionals are involved in valuable research to explore new therapies and diagnostic tools to offer hope to those with 4p- syndrome; and

WHEREAS, on this day we recognize and applaud the valuable role which families and advocates of those who have 4p- syndrome play in helping our medical community to advance the knowledge and awareness of this syndrome; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada joins with those dedicated to raising awareness of 4p- syndrome to have a positive and productive impact on the lives of all people with 4p- syndrome and their caregivers;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim April 16, 2019, as

4P-/WOLF-HIRSCHHORN SYNDROME AWARENESS DAY IN NEVADA

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 1st day of April, 2019

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