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From everyone here at NewsChannel12, we want to wish all of the viewers who called in to the Cystic Fibrosis Telethon a very sincere thank you.

Together we raised $414,002 for CF research. With your help, we can fund research to fight this debilitating condition.

Cystic Fibrosis is a genetic disease affects the lungs and digestive system. Often times fatal, an estimated 30,000 people, mostly children, suffer from the disease in the United State, according to the Cistic Fibrosis Foundation.

With your help, scientists and doctors are working to find a cure.

Once again, thank you, from everyone here, and from CF patients around the globe.

Check out the Cystic Fibrosis Telethon photo gallery (CLICK HERE).