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Annual Cystic Fibrosis Climb held in Albany

February 24, 2018 09:39 PM

ALBANY - It's the state's tallest skyscraper outside of New York City. On Saturday, hundreds raced to the top of the Corning Tower's 42 floors – some in full firefighter gear.

The 30th annual Cystic Fibrosis Climb was held Saturday morning. The event is designed to teach people how it feels to live with cystic fibrosis, a life threatening disease that effects the lungs and digestive system.

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The 809-step climb up the tower helps fund research for treatment and a possible cure for the genetic disease.

 

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