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Noah is 10 years old. He loves to play video games and with his little dog, Bear. He was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at 5 months of age. Cystic Fibrosis or CF is a chronic progressive life shortening disease that affects the lungs, digestive system, and other vital organs. To date there is no cure. 

Noah has been battling complications from this disease since the age of 2, and in mid-2018 was diagnosed with end stage liver disease. By late 2018 he was placed on the Organ Transplant Wait List for a double lung and liver transplant. April 6, 2019, he was admitted to UNC Chapel Hill Children’s Hospital where he will remain until he transplants and has recovered.

 

The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA) helps children and young adults who need a life-saving transplant by providing fundraising assistance and family support. COTA is the nation’s only fundraising organization solely dedicated to raising life-saving dollars in honor of transplant-needy children and yo...