MAYWOOD, N.J. — Nearly $27,000 had been raised as of Monday evening on a GoFundMe campaign launched by a Maywood aunt in support of a Maywood teen battling cystic fibrosis.
Jonathan Mechan, 15, is in the hospital every month for two to three weeks — sometimes longer.
He recently chose to follow his dream and get evaluated for a lung transplant.
"Yeah I can get rejected for something but I don't look at it like that," the teen wrote.
"I'm thinking positive not negative. "I'm doing this to show people not to give up — all you need is hope and faith, and don't let it get to you.
"Maybe one day your dream might come true."
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