Sarah was born on July 12, 2006. At 2 months of age Sarah saw her first emergency room and admission to hospital where she received 2 blood transfusions for her low hemoglobin and was placed on antibiotics for a UTI until she was 4 years old and started to show signs of growth. This is when her mom witnessed her first SMILE & LAUGH… These are just two of the things that she is now known for today here at Ottawa Crescent Public School at 11 years old in grade 6!
Joseph is a 12-year-old boy who has Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and even while battling with the disease, he remains full of energy, hopeful and generous.
With her sparkling eyes, gentle smile and joie de vivre, Tamy often leaves others in disbelief when they find out that she has cystic fibrosis.
In life, there are meetings that have a great impact on us, that move us deeply and that force us to realize just how lucky and blessed we are to be healthy.
Patrick is an inspiring, motivated individual that doesn’t let cystic fibrosis (CF) stand in his way of being successful. Diagnosed with CF at birth, Patrick has only looked at the positive side of things, often telling others that “It could be worse!”
My name is Tyrus Sleightholme. I am 19 years old and was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when I was about two weeks old.
Award-winning photographer and graphic designer Ian Pettigrew knew something wasn’t quite right when he was unable to have children. He was 38 years old when he discovered the real culprit behind his health issues – cystic fibrosis.
Christopher Beausoleil doesn’t let cystic fibrosis stand in his way. After being diagnosed at age five, he decided that cystic fibrosis wouldn’t take control of his life and he continues to win the battle every day.
My name is Bonnie Brillinger. I am now at the lucky age of 42. I was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 10 months of age. My biggest challenge with cystic fibrosis has been the insecurity of what the disease holds for my future.