Huntington's Disease comes out of the shadows at Walk4Hope | Photos, video

A throng of people in pink and green marched up and down Summer Street on Sunday to raise money and awareness for Huntington’s Disease.

At least 90 people from all walks of life took part in the Walk4Hope organised by Rachael Brooking, who said $7,736 was raised.

VIDEO: Sunday’s walk around Robertson Park ...

She said five families affected by HD attended and people came from as far as Scone and Dubbo, along with Orange businesses.

Huntington’s NSW ACT fundraising and marketing manager Pauline Keyvar said was the third walk to be held in Orange.

“The idea of the walk is twofold one to raise awareness and secondly to fundraiser,” she said.

The inherited brain disorder is degenerative and is usually characterised by involuntary movement and lack of co-ordination.

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