Archives : Feb-2013

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Feb

Laura
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 been one of these.” When READ MORE

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Feb

Andrea
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 on life when I had READ MORE

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Feb

Mary
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 and ability to help one READ MORE

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Feb

Sabrina
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 have made it a goal READ MORE

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Feb

Debra
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 an Ironman event. Before I READ MORE

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Feb

Keith
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 share my story with people READ MORE

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Feb

Robert
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 his disease should never force READ MORE

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Feb

Ronnie
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 the next.” In my own READ MORE

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Feb

Phil
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 to find at least one READ MORE

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Feb

Cris
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 believed that life is about READ MORE