The zebra has become the official symbol of rare diseases. In honor of the mascot, The National Organization for Rare Diseases (NORD) encourages those with or by a rare disease to wear striped clothing and accessories.
Wearing stripes can start a conversation that helps others learn the facts about the prevalence and challenges of rare diseases.
Take a picture of your striped look and post it on social media with the hashtags #ShowYourStripes and #RareDiseaseDay to raise awareness.
Will you be taking part in this initiative?