Now Bob Flanagan is not your every-day-CF sufferer. At the time of his death at age 43, he was (and still remains, I think) the longest-lived survivor of the malady, which essentially clogs every organ in your body with mucus. In addition to disgestive problems, sufferers eventually drown when their lungs fill up with phlegm to the point of suffocation. Not a pretty sight.
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