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Ann Romney Kicks Off Awareness Campaign On Brain Diseases

BOSTON (CBS) -- A new social media campaign launched by Brigham and Women's Hospital Tuesday aims to lead a global discussion about the impact of neurological diseases.

The campaign, called 50 Million Faces, is spearheaded by the hospital's Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases.

Romney says it's a place for the millions of people suffering from the five neurological diseases, to tell their stories and inspire hope.

50 Million Faces

"We have to band together, fight together," Romney, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997, said at Tuesday's campaign launch.

People can share their experiences through the hashtag #50millionfaces, or share messages, upload photos and videos through

WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Doug Cope reports

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