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The poem Invictus by William Ernest Henley tells a story of survival and perseverance, a story of an unconquerable soul. April Cogdell has that unconquerable soul. Forced to live her life with Cystic Fibrosis, even from birth, she did not let it define her. The strength of her mind and body gave her 17 years, unlike the average CF patient. Diagnosed at the late age of 5, she was able to...

Meet Jason Cage Athletic, active, determined. If you saw Jason Cage walking the down the street, you would just assume that he was your average Joe. And he likes it that way. You wouldn’t think this man has lived with Cystic Fibrosis, underwent a lung removal and most recently, survived singular lung transplantation. You wouldn’t realize he has a...
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Sixty-five golfers from California to New Jersey and several states in between converged in Durham, North Carolina, at the Duke University Golf Club for the first annual Lung Transplant Golf Tournament on June 5. “This first tournament went off without a hitch,” said co-organizer Harry Collins, who had a double-lungtransplant himself in 2010. In addition to the tournament, the event featured a silent auction of sports memorabilia, the presentation...