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Just a happy baby: Clara shows no outwards signs of the ailment. Photo by Brian Basham/Record

Cystic Fibrosis hits home


When Meagan Johnson of rural Audubon was pregnant with her second child, there was nothing but joy.

“My pregnancy was normal, the delivery was normal … everything seemed great,” she said.

But about a month into her daughter, Ciara’s tiny life, Johnson and her husband got a call about the results of the standard newborn screening little Ciara had gotten before she left the hospital.

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