4-Year-Old Boy With CF Leads Community in Fundraising Event

Four-year-old Simon Bazouni may have a rare form of cystic fibrosis, but that didn’t stop him from leading his community in a fundraising event for a local children’s hospital and cystic fibrosis charity.

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According to a report in the Daily Telegraph, Simon and his classmates held a walk-a-thon at their pre-school in connection with the 65K for 65 Roses walk in New South Wales. In total, the event raised more than AUS $60,000 (including AUS $1,500 from Simon’s class!) for Cystic Fibrosis NSW and the Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Simon was born with a rare form of the disease which means that conventional cystic fibrosis medications don’t work for him. He manages his condition with daily physiotherapy for chest clearance and other medications.

Read the full story at dailytelegraph.com.au.

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