Boy with Cystic Fibrosis Gets Birthday Wishes

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In this FOX 13 News – Tampa Bay video, meet Christopher Carmen, a spunky 5-year-old with cystic fibrosis (CF).

Learn more about how to live with cystic fibrosis.

Because his disease required many absences from school, his family decided to teach him at home. But homeschooling presented a problem when his birthday rolled around. He lacked friends to help celebrate.

Watch the video to see how his mother, family, and many strangers turned a problem into a blessing.

Learn more about how the Boomer Esiason Foundation CF ambassador and CFer Jerry Cahill celebrated his 60th birthday.

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