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The 11th Frame: Facing a lung transplant, A.J. Wege is a guy who deserves our help

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, May 8, 2015 6:00 am

A.J. Wege.
I’ve known A.J. Wege and competed against and with him for years, including when he helped us out as a last minute sub for State Tournament. A.J. is a quiet, friendly and funny guy I knew for so many years without learning that he suffered from cystic fibrosis until a few years ago. The inherited disease causes severe damage to the lungs and digestive system and requires daily care. Improvements in screening and treatments mean most people with cystic fibrosis now live into their 20s...

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