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State lawmakers honored as epilepsy ‘Champions of the Heart’

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The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) recognized six Florida lawmakers this week for their efforts in helping individuals and families touched by epilepsy. The EFOF “Champions of the Heart” are state Sens. Jeff Brandes of St. Petersburg, Rene Garcia of Hialeah and Denise Grimsley from Sebring, and state Reps. Katie Edwards of Plantation, Matt Gaetz of Shalimar and Matt Hudson from Naples. They were all honored at a reception in Tallahassee Tuesday evening. A devastating neurological disease, epilepsy affects as many as 400,000 Floridians,…

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