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Cidalia Frade, 46, of North Bellmore, stands to (Credit: Brittany Wait)

Cidalia Frade, 46, of North Bellmore, stands to the right of her daughter Sabrina, 8, next to Ronald McDonald at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a 3-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. (May 19, 2012)

Hundreds walk to help Ronald McDonald House

More than 450 people at Eisenhower Park turned out to walk 3 miles for The Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's annual Walk of Love. The walk, in its first year at Eisenhower Park, but held at other parks for the past 15 years, raised $65,000, with the help of families, local schools and companies.

Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk
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Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a 3-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, brought hundreds to raise funds to house families with sick children. (May 19, 2012)

Gus Rendon, 45, of Valley Stream, stands to
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Gus Rendon, 45, of Valley Stream, stands to the left of his wife Tina, 43, and son Elliot, 9, at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, in their son Zachary's memory. (May 19, 2012)

Cidalia Frade, 46, of North Bellmore, stands to
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Cidalia Frade, 46, of North Bellmore, stands to the right of her daughter Sabrina, 8, next to Ronald McDonald at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a 3-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. (May 19, 2012)

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Nadia Reid-Cole, of Valley Stream, walks beside her
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Nadia Reid-Cole, of Valley Stream, walks beside her children Brian, 4, Brandon, 11, and Brianna, 6, at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a 3-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. (May 19, 2012)

Melesia Stoddard, 27, of Queens, to the left
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Melesia Stoddard, 27, of Queens, to the left of Shianne Ferguson, 18, of Brooklyn, her classmate at Stanford Brown in Garden City, volunteer at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a 3-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. (May 19, 2012)

Kristopher Evering, 6, of Brooklyn, poses for a
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Kristopher Evering, 6, of Brooklyn, poses for a picture with Ronald McDonald at Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a three-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, that raises funds to house families with sick children. (May 19, 2012)

Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a three-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, brought hundreds to raise funds to house families with sick children. (May 19, 2012)

Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk
(Credit: Brittany Wait)

Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a three-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, brought hundreds to raise funds to house families with sick children. These are the medals handed to walkers at the finish line. (May 19, 2012)

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Rochelle Klempner, 49, of Great Neck, stands to
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Rochelle Klempner, 49, of Great Neck, stands to the left of her son Jonah, 15, daughter Leah, 12, and husband Ron, 49 at the Ronald McDonald House of Long Island's Annual Walk of Love, a 3-mile walk at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. (May 19, 2012)

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