Reporter’s Notebook: Mother takes to track for cure

By Tonya Fennell: CNJ staff writer SEVEN DAILY BREATHING treatments keep Juan Zamora relatively healthy. The 3-year-old Clovis resident suffers from cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system. The toddler also requires oral enzymes every time he eats so his tiny body can digest and absorb nutrients. ACCORDING TO HIS […]

Reporter’s notebook: Clovis participating in cystic fibrosis walk

Clovis will be one of 500 locations across the country to join Great Strides 2005, the biggest annual fund-raising event of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, according to New Mexico foundation executive director Amanda Myrick. With a nationwide goal of $28 million and a New Mexico goal of $129,000, Clovis can show its support at 9 […]

Hungry for life: Football player fights cystic fibrosis

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Clovis Christian senior Corey Hastings prays before the start of a game against the New Mexico School for the Deaf on Thursday at Jim Hill Field in Clovis. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Mike Linn: CNJ news editor When Corey Hastings was 4, his father ordered him an adult’s steak-finger basket at a Dairy Queen. […]