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Guest speaker with cystic fibrosis reminds others to be thankful despite facing difficult situations
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Chase Thompson, 21, who has cystic fibrosis, shared his struggles and triumphs, and said he is always thankful, at the November meeting of the Home Builders Association of Statesboro. - photo by Jessica Lavender/Special
The November meeting of the Home Builders Association of Statesboro didn't have a typical guest speaker. Poised, assured and standing behind the sign that read "There is always, always, always something to be thankful for," 21-year-old Chase Thompson told attendees that he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 1 month of age and that most patients have a 35- to 42-year life expectancy. However, he quickly added, "I've learned to be thankful, regardless of the situation."
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