Matthew has cystic fibrosis. C.F. is a chronic lung disease that causes the lungs to be covered with thick, heavy mucus. The condition often leads to life-threatening lung infections. In addition, C.F. causes the body to have difficulty with digestion and food absorption. Matthew must endure daily breathing treatments and takes numerous medications. He also has a g-tube.
Matthew had a total blast during his wish trip to Florida. During his stay, he hit the Animal Kingdom, Sea World, MGM Studios and the Magic Kingdom. “He had an absolutely fabulous time!” said Matthew’s mother, Penny, of his experience at Disney. “He was just go, go, go all the time!”