Mildura dad’s ride for illness

Jeff McAliece is participating in 2019 Victorian Ride for Sick Kids, supposrted by his wife Carolyn and their children Gabe, 9, Lily,16 and Sophie, 13. Picture: Louise Barker

Jeff McAliece is participating in 2019 Victorian Ride for Sick Kids, supposrted by his wife Carolyn and their children Gabe, 9, Lily,16 and Sophie, 13. Picture: Louise Barker

MILDURA’S Jeff McAliece has not one, but two major reasons to participate in the Victorian Ride for Sick Kids this year.

Their names are Sophie, 13 and Gabe, 9.

Mr McAliece’s two youngest children have Cystic Fibrosis, a condition that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system because of a malfunction in the exocrine system that’s responsible for producing saliva, sweat, tears and mucus. 

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