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By Stephanie Thompson
People Editor 

Making a wish come true

Alexa Rouggly selected for Make a Wish

 

Stephanie Thompson

Alexa Rouggly, who was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis, was excited to find out she will have her wish of recording a CD granted by Make-A-Wish.

Every morning, 14-year-old Alexa Rouggly, wakes up to her mother not only telling her to get up, but to complete her breathing treatments and exercises.

Shawn Jasperson, Rouggly's mom said Rouggly must complete the treatments twice a day so she stays healthy, but that can become a challenge as sometimes the teenager, like most her age, would rather just sleep.

"I just roll out of bed and do my medical stuff," Rouggly said.

Rouggly and her mother joked about how a typical morning conversation goes.

"Get up Alex," Jasperson says.

Silence.

"Come on. Come on, It's time to get up," Jasperson say...



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