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March of Dimes celebrates 75 years

Saturday - 5/4/2013, 5:45pm  ET

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The March of Dimes celebrated its 75th anniversary with cake and a walk Saturday. (WTOP/Bob Madigan)

WASHINGTON - About 2,000 walkers of all ages took part in the 44th March for Babies as the March of Dimes celebrates 75 years of protecting babies from polio and premature birth.

The local chapter has invested more than $3 million to fight premature birth.

About 2,000 walkers participated in the annual March for Babies in D.C. Saturday. (WTOP/Bob Madigan)

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