By Newsday’s Michael R. Ebert:
A Seaford teen who suffers from an autoimmune disease has been spreading warmth to those who are sick or have experienced a loss.
Meredith Kass, a senior at Kellenberg Memorial High School in Uniondale, was diagnosed last year with systemic lupus erythematosus , a disease in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissue.
Kass subsequently launched a project, called Meredith’s Favorite Blanket, in which she started making blankets that were sent to individuals, including hurricane victims, in Texas, survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Florida, and children at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan.
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