By Dawn M. Kurry
The Richmond County Daily Journal
RICHMOND COUNTY, N.C. — In 2008, Ronny Todd, a former Rockingham resident who moved to Fayetteville, lost a drastic amount of weight and was diagnosed with emphysema after seeing a doctor.
For someone who had never had any major health problems, this came as quite a shock. At the time, no treatment was necessary, but his illness worsened over the years. He was hospitalized earlier this year, and doctors now say a lung transplant is critical to his survival. Before he can be added to the transplant waiting list, he must gain weight and strength to withstand the surgery.
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