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CF Fighter Ryan Grass Runs Disney’s Dopey Challenge

Think for a minute what would it take to run 48.6 miles in 4 days if you are healthy? Now what would it take to do this if you had a chronic lung disease, say Cystic Fibrosis? Most people just look at that and think there is no way I could do that. But for thousands of people every year
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February Athlete of the Month – Kim Davis

  Tell us a little about yourself. I grew up in New Jersey and moved to Boston for graduate school in 1999. Shortly thereafter, I began working as a scientist at a large biotechnology company and met my husband, Brian. We have two children, Colin (6) and Taryn (5). Colin was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when he was 5 days
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January Athlete of the Month – Mac Rung

Athlete Name: Mac Rung Age: 15 Hometown: Austin, TX Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a freshman at Westlake High School in Austin, TX. I was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at birth. I live a pretty normal life outside of doing therapy twice a day and taking lots of pills. How did you learn about Team Boomer? I learned
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December Athlete of the Month – Brian Fleishhacker

Athlete Name: Brian Fleishhacker Age: 27 Hometown: Manhasset, NY Education: Haverford College Occupation: Fixed Income Sales, Cantor Fitzgerald Tell us a little about yourself. I grew up in Manhasset, New York and received an economics degree from Haverford College. I’ve been an athlete my entire life and played lacrosse through college. At Haverford I was a 2-year captain of the
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September Athlete of the Month – Laurie Cobb

Athlete Name: Laurie Cobb Age: 32 Hometown: Moscow, Pennsylvania Education: Widener University (Philadelphia) undergrad, Wilmington University (Delaware) MBA Occupation: Project Manager at JP Morgan Tell us a little about yourself. I’m from the Poconos in Pennsylvania. I love and played a number of different sports throughout high school and college (tennis, softball, basketball) but I never pursued or even thought
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August Athlete of the Month – Vincent Love

Athlete Name: Vincent Love Age: 24 Hometown: Stamford, CT Education: Boston College Occupation: Investment Banker Tell us a little about yourself. I am from Stamford, Connecticut and have one sister Annie, who is going to be a senior in high school, and two loving parents, Lorraine and Vincent, who have supported me as my equipment managers and photographers at all
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