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Westchester/Fairfield Walk Now for Autism Speaks

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Autism Speaks

The 11th annual Westchester/Fairfield Walk Now for Autism Speaks was held on a beautiful Sunday on June 6th at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital – Westchester Division in White Plains, NY.   Our friends, family, therapists, sponsors and supporters, 15,000 strong, walked a two-mile loop and to date has raised more than $850,000 towards its $1.5 million goal!

On May 2, YouTube sensation Ethan Walmark was featured alongside his parents, Allison and Michael, during the 8:00 a.m. hour of the Today Show. Ethan, 6, was diagnosed with autism four years ago. A recently posted video of him performing Billy Joel's "Piano Man" has rapidly gone viral on the internet, earning Ethan praise from Joel himself.