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Teen Who Underwent 42 Surgeries to Play Benaroya Hall

Teen Who Underwent 42 Surgeries to Play Benaroya Hall

Grammy-winning composer Mateo Messina is teaming up with Cassidy Huff, a 15-year-old who has a rare genetic condition known as Conradi-Hunermann. She and Messina will take the Benaroya Hall stage in a benefit for Seattle Children’s Hospital on Friday, Nov. 10. Money raised goes to uncompensated care and pediatric cancer research at Seattle Children’s. This is Messina’s 20th year composing a concert for Children’s, and this year he and Huff co-wrote a song titled, “It’s Music.”

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