Sixty-Five Roses

I was looking up something about cystic fibrosis for genetic counseling and ran across this. It made me smile.

“Did You know?

Cystic fibrosis is sometimes called “65 roses.” The nickname came from a little boy who overheard his mom talking about the condition on the phone. He thought that each time his mom said “cystic fibrosis,” she was talking about 65 roses.”

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