THE LORI JO BENEFIT CONCERT BIOGRAPHY this page is for Lori Jo, her family, friends, and all those who are interested in information about CYSTIC FIBROSIS and the BENEFIT CONCERT. Lori Jo is 22yrs old and lives in Mechanicsville, Va. Lori Jo was born with Cystic Fibrosis and diagnosed at age 3 months old weighing 5 lbs. Cystic Fibrosis is a disease that over time causes severe damage to the LUNGS as well as causing other problems throughout the body. 2 yrs ago Lori Jo was also diagnosed with DIABETES. on average Lori Jo spends 6 to 12 weeks in the hospital a year. Lori has the opportunity to receive a LUNG TRANSPLANT and beat the cruel odds of this disease. If she does not receive this transplant, she well lose her life long battle.