Whoopi Goldberg was among the honorees at the Lupus Foundation of America’s annual Butterfly Gala in New York City. They were honored for their work to improve the lives of people with lupus. The Gala seeks to focus attention on lupus, an autoimmune disease that affects 1.5 million Americans, mostly women of childbearing age.
The Lupus Foundation of America is the foremost national nonprofit organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus, and providing support, services, and hope to all people affected by lupus. For more information about lupus and the foundation’s work visit Lupus.org.
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