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Kyle Watanabe
Meet Maria!

Finding a way! ( no matter the cost)

Hello, my name is Maria. I am an adult living with cystic fibrosis (CF).  I was born in Guatemala as what seems to be a typical newborn. However, I was not gaining any weight, and I would continuously cry after every meal. Shortly after, my father noticed one day after kissing my forehead on a sunny day that I left an unusual salty taste on his lips. He didn't hesitate to ask a doctor why that was. After seeing multiple doctors and specialists, one specific physician told my father he believed I had fibrosis quística (cystic fibrosis) but was not...

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Kyle Watanabe
CF and Dating By: Sydney Senger

CF and Dating By: Sydney Senger

CF and dating By: Sydney Senger Having CF and dating is hard or easy depending on if you found the right person. I didn't find the right person until I was 22. Trust me, I didn't pick the right guy at first. In my opinion though, I wouldn't be where I am today if I didn't experience those relationships. After finding the right man for me, I finally know what it's like to have someone care for you no matter what. I knew Jackson for 2 years before we started dating. I was with someone else and Jackson was in...

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Kyle Watanabe
CF resolutions. Being bold in 2021

CF resolutions. Being bold in 2021

The new year has arrived, and within new opportunities and resolutions for many of us. One of mine is to bring awareness to cystic fibrosis; what it has meant for me to live with it. My name is Jonathan, and yes, I have cystic fibrosis. Why making this my resolution? Because as someone who lives with cystic fibrosis, I have never talked about it or brought up the subject out of fear and embarrassment. For those who do not know what it is, cystic fibrosis is a lung disease that affects the cells that produce mucus, sweat, and digestive juices....

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Kyle Watanabe
Becoming a Dad through IVF

Becoming a Dad through IVF

My name is Kyle Watanabe, and I am the owner of Sixty Five Apparel. As the title says above, more importantly, I am also known as Dad! This is a small glimpse into how this came to be and I hope this can encourage those beginning to embark on this journey for themselves.All of my life, I have owned the title of "Cystic Fibrosis Patient". It defined the majority of my life. For most of you reading this, I am sure you can relate! One of many examples of how my CF dictated most aspects of my life is when...

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