APRIL 6–Master of the Suck-It-Up Smile

Caitlin O'Hara, Cystic Fibrosis, Little Matches

A courageous ray of light.. Caitlin’s cousin Melissa is a sweet and noble soul, and her write-up for the “Xtreme Hike” (30 miles in one day) that she is training for in honor of Caitlin, to raise $$ for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, both breaks my heart and uplifts it at once. Caitlin was ‘a […]

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JANUARY 28– The Answer, from Caitlin

When Caitlin was a small, small person and had frequent hospitalizations and weeks of home courses of IVs and then a long, serious surgery at age 11, my mother would always marvel at her. “She’s so stoic,” she would say. But it wasn’t like Caitlin didn’t have fears or anxiety. It was just that she […]

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