My Great Strides Story
Cooper is my little brother, it has not been an easy life for him. No one deserves to have cystic fibrosis but it is always the strongest people that are diagnosed with it. He was diagnosed at 10 days old. Up until the age of 5 he was always in the hospital due to sickness. A few years ago he was diagnosed with CFRD (Cystic Fibrosis Related Diabetes) because he got super sick. Cooper never fails to amaze me, he is someone I look up to although he is so much younger. I hope to find a cure one day so he can live without any worries. Cooper lives a busy sport filled life surrounded by friends, family and team members. He is 13 years old and will be 14 on April 9th. Please help and walk or donate to this foundation. Every penny goes to research to help cure my little brother.
Nearly 40,000 people in the United States have cystic fibrosis: a progressive, genetic disease that affects the lungs, pancreas, and other organs. They are moms, dads, sisters, brothers, daughters, sons, and friends who face the sobering prospect of a shortened lifespan. I walk for them.
Working alongside the CF community, the CF Foundation has fostered the development of more than a dozen CF treatments and helped add decades of life for people with CF. Yet, many people with CF do not benefit from existing therapies. Our vision is a cure for every person with cystic fibrosis – a life free from the burden of this disease – and we will not leave anyone behind.
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By supporting my fundraising goal, you have an opportunity in your lifetime to be part of ending this disease. Please consider joining us and help make medical history.
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