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Arma Residents Zumba for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis

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Residents in Arma, Kansas get their blood flowing and  raise money for cystic fibrosis.

Friends and family salsa-ed and tango-ed to the beat in a Zumba-thon to support 18-year old Jasmine Tindle.

Tindle was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a rare genetic disorder that affects the lungs and digestive system, when she was six months old.

Doctors didn't think she would live to be sixteen and is now 18. Her mother Margaret Moyer says exercise can help.

"Cystic fibrosis, they want you to work out. It helps clear out the lungs. It's like a therapy. They do therapy percussions of different ways to help move the mucus to cough it up. So yes, physical activity is great.”

Several four state Zumba instructors donated their time and expertise to teach the fun two hour Zumba class for a cure.

All the proceeds from the event will be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
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