In this video, bodybuilder Ben Mudge reacts to the painful news of the death of fellow cystic fibrosis patients Katie and Dalton Prager. The young married couple, both with cystic fibrosis, tragically died within five days of each other in September. Their story touched hearts around the world.
Clearly struggling to contain his emotion, Ben tells other people with cystic fibrosis and parents and families of those with the disease, that cystic fibrosis is a “horrible, horrible thing” but they can take comfort in the fact that “this thing does not kill people all the time.” With his heart aching for the couple whose illness’ became too hard to beat, he encourages others like himself to never lose hope.
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