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Ford's Fight!

Shelby Hoyman

Shelby Hoyman

Below you will see our journey so far for our son, Ford.

When Ford was a week old (6.5 months now) we received a phone call from Joe DiMaggio’s Children’s Hospital in Hollywood. They stated that his bloodwork indicated he was born with Cystic Fibrosis. Ford was diagnosed with two CF mutations called Delta F508. This is the most common mutation in CF. He has to take enzymes which will help his body absorb the nutrients that he is eating. We give him manual chest therapy everyday until he is big enough for the vest treatments. He is doing amazing!

We are committed to helping find a cure for cystic fibrosis and am raising funds to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Annual Fund. Contributions to the Annual Fund provide important, unrestricted resources that help develop new treatments and pursue every opportunity for promising research that can lead to a cure. Please consider making a gift today. Your support will help make a difference for all those with CF and their families. We can't wait for the day CF stands for Cure Found!

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