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TV 'Hero' Joins Other Heroes from Around the Country to Educate and Celebrate Inspiring Stories from the Community of People with Epilepsy
Date:12/6/2008

SEATTLE, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Grunberg -- film and television actor and star of the hit television series "Heroes" -- has a real life hero, his 12-year-old son, Jake, who has been living with epilepsy, a common neurological condition, for 5 years. Greg was joined by Epilepsy Advocates from around the country at the L.I.V.E. event in Seattle, WA to share their stories and educate and provide support to the community of people living with epilepsy in Seattle.

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Greg has joined forces with other families through UCB's Epilepsy Advocate program, with a shared mission to encourage people living with epilepsy to refuse to be defined by it, and to expect and demand the best care.

About The Epilepsy Advocate Program

The Epilepsy Advocate program aims to encourage people living with epilepsy to interact with other people who have had similar experiences, to learn from one another and to make positive changes in each other's lives. The program is also designed to inspire people living with epilepsy to expect and demand the best care. It is sponsored by global biopharmaceutical leader, UCB, Inc., as part of the company's commitment to families living with epilepsy. Visit www.epilepsyadvocate.com for more information on the Epilepsy Advocate program and to learn about more resources available to people living with epilepsy and their caregivers.

    Laura Finely
    T 212.886.2258
    M 610.442.4648
    Lfinely@cooneywaters.com


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