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AKA Health Fair

The ladies of "Alpha Kappa Alpha" sorority are pushing for a healthier Region 8.

The group held their 5th annual health fair today.

This year the women targeted the African-American community.

Doctors were on hand to screen people for diabetes as well as mental health.

Over 100 people came out to learn about a variety of other health issues which affect the black community.

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