Terminally Ill Man Takes On Marathon Towing Oxygen Tank to Raise Awareness for Pulmonary Fibrosis

A terminally ill man took on the daunting task of finishing a marathon on Sunday to draw attention to the disease that is killing him: pulmonary fibrosis.
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Step by step and ends Wilson is proving to the world that he can make a difference book feel pretty good right now. On Sunday Wilson tackled all 26 point two miles of the Seattle marathon. By his side oxygen tanks and his wife. Now his stake the last leg is. Then they get. This Wilson has trouble breathing pulmonary fibrosis and pulmonary hypertension has severely scarred his lungs. He's beating the odds of surviving with both diseases for the past five years when most people. Let me make it through three is most important as an of his life. Wilson used to be competitive runner running a mile less than five minutes on Sunday he was expecting to finish the entire marathon. No matter how long time we're going to be the thirteen are with each step Wilson is trying to get the word out about pulmonary fibrosis and raise money for its year. This minor joined up with Wilson in his wife to show her support my father passed away from davis' three years. The it's been physically grueling and exhausting and death. But as he runs every corner Wilson comes a little closer. And then during the final stretch and whispered. And sound. A cruise they are welcomed with open arms. If the evidence isn't so in the eighties in the race Wilson started at 6 AM and for him eleven hours later. Couscous. That's. Wilson hopes he's made a difference by bringing in more donations for research that he says is desperately needed and drastically underfunded. Wilson hopes people continue to contribute to his campaign so he can raise more than 50000 dollars to raise awareness about his terminal lung disease. In Seattle Cezanne fine collapse.

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