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Sisters embark on 65 days of good deeds for CF (Cystic Fibrosis)

June 16, 2016

heartLast year, Kristie Purton and Nikki Reynolds-Wilson embarked on more than two months of good deeds to help raise awareness of cystic fibrosis and this Saturday they will be doing it again.

The two women were born with cystic fibrosis, an incurable lung disease.

Mrs Purton’s lung function is at about 30 per cent while her younger sister’s lungs function anywhere between 20 and 30 per cent. Mrs Reynolds-Wilson was on the waiting list for a lung transplant, while Mrs Purton was being assessed to go on a waiting list.

Mrs Purton said their 65 days of deeds was a nod to the way younger children pronounce the condition – “65 roses”.

Read more of this story by Ruth Keber at http://m.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503343&objectid=11656090

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