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Clara Johnson, now 18 months old, has battled the life-threatening disease known as Cystic Fibrosis since the day she was born. She is one of the many who will be helped by a “Mimosa 4 Fibrosis” fundraiser set for this Saturday, Feb. 22 at Randy’s on Lake Eunice. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Mimosa 4 Fibrosis fundraiser is Saturday

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Meagan Johnson didn’t have a reason in the world to know what Cystic Fibrosis was until 18 months ago.

“I don’t recall even hearing about it,” she said.

But when her daughter, Ciara, was born, it took only until her newborn’s first screening to learn.

“The screening test came back and one of them indicated she may have Cystic Fibrosis,” said Johnson, who upon learning more about the disease, was “shocked and scared.”

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