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Cystic fibrosis sufferer who was told he’d die at 16 beat the odds to reach his 60th birthday – and he claims POLE VAULTING saved his life

Jerry Cahill was told he would die at 16.  But today, the 60-year-old cystic fibrosis sufferer is still going strong. And he says pole-vaulting is the key to his astonishing survival. Born in the ‘dark ages’ of the disease, Jerry’s pediatrician in Brooklyn, New York, was baffled by the then-eight-year-old’s…