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Actress earns $10,000 for American Heart Association

Published: 1:19 pm CDT, November 1, 2013

Cuban-born actress Malillany Marín, who danced on Univision’s ¡Mira Quién Baila! (Look Who’s Dancing!) to benefit Go Red Por Tu Corazón, was eliminated from the reality show on Oct. 27. But she came away with $10,000 to help raise awareness in Hispanic women that heart disease is their No. 1 killer.

 Marín, who lost a grandfather and a grandmother to heart disease, raised funds for the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazón movement, the sister cause of Go Red For Women. Marín has high blood pressure and has worked to make several positive lifestyle changes, including eating more nutritious foods, doing yoga and managing her stress.

Now in its fourth season, ¡Mira Quién Baila!  is similar to ABC’s Dancing with the Stars. Marín won a total of $10,000 for Go Red Por Tu Corazón after winning $5,000 during the second episode for her dedication in rehearsals and the $5,000 earmarked for the cause. She plans to be an ambassador for Go Red Por Tu Corazón to continue to raise awareness about heart disease.