The 7th day of the 9th month representing 79 exons in dystrophin gene – Yes!!!!!!!!!! It is “WORLD DUCHENNE AWARENESS DAY”. An awareness program was held in “Avinashilingam Institute of Home Science and Higher Education for Women”, Coimbatore. Dr. B.R. Lakshmi, Director, MDCRC along with her team members gave a brief talk about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), its symptoms, diagnosis and other services that are offered by MDCRC. The audience included young and vibrant students of various departments like Special Education, Psychology, R&D Sociology and Physician Assistant. The rejoinder was overwhelming and they were ready to be a supportive hand in creating awareness of this lethal disorder among the public.