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Troops Gearing Up For Madi


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The Ecusta Credit Union's Walk for the Cure team, "Madi's Troops," is named for Madison "Madi" Ball, daughter of Amy and Michael Ball of Pisgah Forest. (Courtesy photo)

For the fifth year, Ecusta Credit Union's "Madi's Troops" is raising money for and bringing awareness to Cystic Fibrosis and how it effects some Transylvania County children and their families.

Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease that affects the lungs and digestive systems of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States and close to 1,000 new cases are diagnosed each year.

"Madi's Troops" was formed five years ago in honor of Madison "Madi" Ball, daughter of Amy and Michael of Pisgah Forest.

Daily life for Madi includes chest percussion therapy that helps break up mucus and takin...

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