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Last Updated: Friday April 29 2005 14:27 GMT

What are the purple ones?

Purple wristband

The purple bands raise awareness and money to find a cure for Cystic Fibrosis.

Cystic Fibrosis is a life-threatening disease and it affects around 7,500 people in the UK.

Many people with the illness often need lung transplants.

The bands cost 1 each and cash raised goes to the Cystic Fibrosis Trust which works towards finding a cure for the illness.



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