New Jersey man doing pushups to raise money for son’s debilitating disease

April 24, 2015 4:03 PM

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New Jersey man doing pushups to raise money for son’s debilitating disease

A New Jersey man is pushing hard, literally, to raise money for a debilitating muscle disorder that has plagued his son for almost two years, CBS New York reported.

James Raffone has raised nearly $18,000 in five weeks by doing pushups at various gyms—all to raise awareness of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, which his son Jamesy was diagnosed with in September 2013, at age 4. The money from the pushup effort will benefit Jar of Hope, a foundation Raffone founded i...

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