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UCB, Inc. and Arthritis Foundation Partner to Celebrate the "Everyday Victories" of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Community
Date:12/11/2012

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"My everyday victory is spending quality time with my children after school," said Lana B., a woman with RA and a blogger for Living Life as I See Fit.  "I've been handed my fair share of challenges thanks to RA, but my victory represents the mindset that while my condition may affect how I feel physically, it cannot control who I am – a mother, a legal professional, a blogger and an advocate for myself and others living with the condition.  Life with RA isn't always easy, but the inspiring stories shared through 'Everyday Victories' show us we can persevere."

The money raised will be used to help support the mission of the Arthritis Foundation, the largest national nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, control and cure of arthritis. 

"We welcome the opportunity to amplify the collective voices of the RA community, and thank UCB for their partnership and generosity in helping us advance our mission of improving the lives of those with arthritis," said Rick Bell, managing director of cause development for the Arthritis Foundation.  "This program supports patients in their quest to live a full life, despite the daily challenges wrought by a debilitating disease.  We call on the RA community to contribute their victories – not only for inspiration, but for the insight they will give us into the lives of the patients we serve."

To learn more about "Everyday Victories" or to submit a story detailing your own personal victory or that of a loved one, please visit www.EverydayRAVictories.com.  

For further Information:
Andrea Levin, Associate Director, U.S. Communications and Public Relations
770.970.8352, Andrea.Levin@ucb.com

Dena Koklanaris, Cooney/Waters Gro
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