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Thousands pack Waterfront Park for annual March of Dimes March for Babies

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- On a gorgeous day it's common for Waterfront Park to be packed with people, but Saturday it was all for babies.

Some walked, some were pushed, and some were carried for the annual March of Dimes March for babies.

Thousands of people raised money for the organization, which provides support for families of sick or premature children.

Local businesses and vendors were on hand to talk with parents and offer resources at the march that is only getting bigger.

"This is our third time doing it and pretty much everybody who is walking with us has done it every year. We look forward to it," said Ronny Hays, who participated in the event.

Each year more than 6,000 babies are born prematurely in the state of Kentucky,

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