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Remembering Nataline Sarkisyan

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Nataline Sarkisyan died from leukemia in 2007. After rounds of chemotherapy and bone marrow transplant from her brother, doctor's told her family Nataline's only hope for survival was a liver transplant.

The family says the insurance company denied and delayed the transplant… until it was too late.

The Sarkisyans waged a high profile battle with the insurance company, and are still working towards making a change someday in the health care system.

In the meantime, they're doing what they can to keep their daughter's memory alive.

After Nataline's death the family found twenty-two sketches in her room and decided to make her dream of becoming a fashion designer a reality.

Once a year the Sarkisyan's host Nataline's Fashion Legacy to bring the community together.

Every year one of Nataline's creations comes to life…

For more information about the event, tickets, and the non-profit: http://natalinesarkisyan.com/

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