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Concert in Carson City will raise money to help fight rare disease

When it came time to choose her senior project, Emily Morris, 17, knew exactly what she would do. “I’ve organized a benefit concert to raise money for a rare disease called cystinosis,” she explained. “The money raised will go straight to the Cystinosis Research Foundation, and that goes straight to research to try to find a cure.” For Morris, whose cousin was diagnosed with the disease at a young age, the concert is more than just an assignment. “This project is more personal,” she said. “That’s why I’m determined to make it a good event.” The senior project, which has …

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