When you completely refuse to give up…

This child fights in two battles at the same time.

This little fighter is from Brazil. The boy has a very rare lung disease that forces him to use this cylinder and tube to breathe normally.
By the time she was 4 years old no one knew exactly what the disease was and had to use a mask constantly until they discovered what it is and now she is using the cylinder with a portable oxygen bottle.
She can take the tubes for 30 minutes a day, but she still lives like a normal child helping her mother do homework and practicing karate.

It has a yellow belt in the Sokotan Karate and participates in a fight in this photo ….
refused to give up trying to do nothing … he is a normal kid!

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When you absolutely refuse to give up. This kid is fighting two battles at once!! So, this little warrior is from Brazil. This boy has a very rare lung disease which makes him use this cylinder and tube to be able to breath normally. Until he was 4 years old nobody knew exactly what the disease was and he had to use a mask all the time, until they discovered what it was and now he uses the cylinder with a portable oxygen tank. He can take off the tubes for 30 minutes a day, but even with this he lives as a normal child, helping his mother doing house chores and practicing karate. He is a yellow belt in Shotokan Karate, and in this picture he's participating in a Kata competition (simulated combat), and because of this he's using this red belt, which at least in Shotokan Karate is one of the two colors used in competitions, the other color being blue, to separate the competitors and for the referees to distribute the points easily, using flags of the same colors. Oxygen therapy is used in lung conditions that prevents the lungs from absorbing oxygen, such as in COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and pneumonia. On the other hand, cystic fibrosis is yet another serious heritable disease caused by mutations in the CFTR gene. This gene encodes for a protein involved in transporting salt across cell membranes. Mutations cause the CFTR protein to be made incorrectly, or not at all. Without proper salt transport, thick, sticky mucus builds up in organs. In the lungs, this mucus can make breathing difficult, as well as making patients more susceptible to respiratory infections. One treatment that can help some patients with breathing problems is oxygen therapy. 📷 via @medicaltalks . 👉🏻 | Follow @planetdiscovery 🔔 | Turn On Post Notifications 👨🏻‍💻 | Save To See Lateral

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Article translated from Greek by Lampros Yiangou (AbleBook)

Source: wincancer.gr