WALDWICK — Just weeks before he turned 13, Sean Fisher’s father Jim says he had to give up playfully sparring with his growing son.
The multisport athlete was getting strong – a heavy boxing bag would have to take the place of his old man, Jim Fisher decided.
But despite a thriving outward appearance and unbeknownst to everyone, Sean had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a heart condition caused by a thickening of the heart muscle. At football practice on Aug. 25, 2008 – his 13th birthday – he went into cardiac arrest, collapsed and died.
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