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Tom Whitener and T.J. Climes

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Local boy faces a different kind of battle

T.J. Clime is afflicted with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, an inherited disorder that causes a person’s muscles to weaken quickly. The Climes have not given up hope of a cure. They are in regular contact with elected officials in Washington, D.C., to raise awareness about the disease. And they have been raising funds in support of the “Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.”


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