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Laura King Edwards will run the Martha’s Vineyard 20 Miler Road Race in honor of her younger sister Taylor.

Laura King Edwards will be running in the 19th annual Martha’s Vineyard 20 Miler to honor her sister, Taylor King, who suffers from Batton disease. She hopes to raise both awareness and money for research to benefit her sister and the approximately 30 million other Americans suffering from often-fatal rare diseases.

Read the full story published by Jack Shea in the NY Times, Feb. 10, 1916, titled, “This runner carries a sister’s love every step of the way.”