Featured CDH International’s Minnesota State Representatives are a mom and son duo, Mary and Ben Lundeen.
Ben and Mary Lundeen are sharing the Minnesota State Representative position. Ben was born in 1989 with an undiagnosed CDH, had surgery and was placed on ECMO. Ben has learned to deal with his lung disease as he lives a happy and productive life. Ben is a licensed early childhood teacher, married with his first child on the way. Ben enjoys gardening , all sports, and fantasy leagues. Mary, a Child Psychologist, is scaling back her practice to have time for volunteering. Mary is in a Writer’s studio, is published, and enjoys reading. She is also an activist for children’s rights. Ben and Mary hope to make a difference for families.