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Laura

“The Essence of Compassion: Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and wrong – because sometime with your life, you will have…

February 25, 2013

Andrea

“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, but today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present.” Winnie the Pooh ― A.A. Milne In April of 2000, I was given a second lease…

February 25, 2013

Mary

“When we stand shoulder to shoulder, what could possibly stand a chance against us?” I am the mother to three beautiful daughters, one of whom has Cystic Fibrosis. I am constantly amazed at their strength…

February 25, 2013

Sabrina

“I will not give up until the day I stop breathing.” One of the greatest motivators in life is to be inspired by others. I am constantly inspired by other people’s stories – and I…

February 25, 2013

Debra

For many people, a cystic fibrosis diagnosis may seem like the end of the world, but for me, it was an inspiration. My diagnosis was the driving factor behind my training and eventual completion of…

February 25, 2013

Keith

“Make the most of today, there is no guarantee of tomorrow.” I have been speaking about and fundraising for cystic fibrosis since I was in high school. I am fortunate enough to be able to…

February 25, 2013

Robert

“Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is” -Vince Lombardi My son Tyler is an inspiration to me every single day. On the day he was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, we made the decision that…

February 25, 2013

Ronnie

My mom always gave me great advice growing up, a phrase I carry with me always – “You can’t act like a victim of CF one day and then ask people to treat you normally…

February 25, 2013

Phil

Of all the words featured on this site, attitude is the one that means the most to me. I work my hardest every single day to face anything that happens with a positive attitude and…

February 25, 2013

Cris

I am on the cusp of being listed for a transplant, and recently had to go on oxygen, so fear is something I am dealing with on a daily basis right now. I have always…

February 25, 2013

Josh

“I’d rather try and fail than fail to try.” Cystic fibrosis is a very individual disease – every patient’s CF is completely unique to them. And it is these differences and resulting complications that scare…

February 25, 2013

Dottie

“To truly live fully, we must do the things we believe we cannot.” The idea of a journey is a beautiful one. The word itself suggests a lengthy amount of time – something a person…

February 25, 2013

Kate

“Every day is a journey filled with twists and turns. Every day, if you smile, you will feel alive.” ― Santosh Kalwar The journey for me in life and with Cystic Fibrosis is one of…

February 25, 2013