STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — Dozens of people gathered at the CBS Studio Center Sunday to fight genetic disorder Neurofibromatosis.
Josh Rubenstein joined participants at the 9th Annual Neurofibromatosis (NF) Walk.READ MORE: Apple Valley Charter School's Band Director Kenneth Sockwell Arrested After Hidden Camera Found On Campus
NF, a condition that causes tumors to grow on nerves, affects one in every 3,000 people in America and millions worldwide.READ MORE: LAPD, LA School Police Investigate Sexual Assault Of Female Student In Hamilton High School Boys' Bathroom
Josh spoke with NF survivor Zach Marks, who was at the event Sunday.
“I battled with it twice in my life and miraculously the chemo worked, thankfully, and here I am today,” he said. “I take every day as a gift because I don’t know what is next but it is a miracle I am here today at this walk. Life is awesome.”MORE NEWS: LAUSD Student Athletes Face Halloween Deadline To Get Vaccinated Or Risk Being Unable To Play
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