A Dream Come True: Six-year-old CFer is Garbage Man for a Day

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Learn more about how researchers are looking into whether Tai Chi improves breathing for people with cystic fibrosis.

In this Hindustan Times video, meet six-year-old Ethan Dean, a cystic fibrosis patient who, when faced with the chance to have his dream come true, chose to ask the Make-A-Wish Foundation to be a garbage man for a day

“The six-year-old has a big infatuation with garbage trucks. He has a garbage truck bedspread and pillow. He has garbage truck toys. He’s had a garbage truck birthday party. So, the joy on his face as he plays the garbage man for a day is priceless.”

Learn more about cystic fibrosis patient Ben Mudge, who made it onto the Men’s Fitness cover, taking him one step closer to his dream of becoming a Calvin Klein model.

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