The phrase, which in English translates to “save Rafita,” has recently become a rallying cry for Joaquin Niemann and his family. As Niemann, the 22-year-old rising star from Chile, competes on the PGA Tour, back in Niemann’s native Santiago, his one-month-old cousin Rafita Calderon is fighting for his life in a hospital room as he battles a rare neuromuscular disease called spinal muscular atrophy. “He needs the most expensive medicine ever,” Niemann said last week at the RSM Classic.
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