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Arvest Ballpark Serves As Haven For Byrom Family

Posted: September 23, 2012 at 5:18 a.m.

Austin Byrom, 10, sits Tuesday at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. The fifth-grader from Farmington was the subject of a 90-second video, which won the Northwest Arkansas Naturals’ video contest, held in conjunction with team’s fifth anniversary. The video features Austin and shows his love of baseball while coping with cystic fibrosis.

Like many boys his age, 10-year-old Austin Byrom of Farmington loves baseball.

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To view Austin Byrom’s winning video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L0CovxABkI

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