Balloon release at Rock Hill school for International MPS Awareness Day

Published at 1:31 p.m. on May 16, 2014 | Modified at 1:34 p.m. on May 16, 2014

Students at Mount Holly Elementary School released purple balloons Friday to mark MPS Awareness Day and to honor their classmate, Isabel "Izzy" Jurado, 11, who is suffering from the genetic disease.

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