Heather Newman - Detroit Free Press - September 1, 2008
Ric Geyer is not an athlete. He swims to soothe his brain, which shrieks at him every time he remembers his son's chances of survival. He swims to try and put his life into perspective, to feel like he's doing something, anything, to help, even if it's just staying healthy enough to continue helping. He swims to remember that he, and his 7-year-old son, are alive... (Read More)
This story is an excellent glimpse into the emotions and (positive) reactions that many families experience when a child is diagnosed with CF. BWT, because I know people will ask, the paper misquoted when it said that Ricky can't have a transplant until he's 18...hopefully he won't need one for a very long time, if ever, but children can and do receive double lung transplants.