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Non-Profit Helps Kids with Cystic Fibrosis Catch a Wave

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CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) -       Sun, surf, sand and spreading awareness about Cystic Fibrosis.
     A California based non-profit is in Corpus Christi this weekend helping teach kids who are living with the disease how to surf.
     Bobby Serna with the Mauli Ola Foundation said, "in the case of Cystic Fibrosis, the saline in the ocean is actually a natural treatment for the patients based on research from the ocean.  The hospital is now prescribe salt water, so we developed a program to incorporate surfing and exercise for Cystic Fibrosis patients."
     These athletes are from the Mauli Ola Foundation.
     The California based non-profit was formed in 2007 after a group of surfers decided to introduce their sport to kids with Cystic Fibrosis.
     The surf experience day was being held at Bob Hall Pier on Saturday.
    The day is meant to show kids they can still be active and live a normal life.