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Central Catholic wins semistate with miraculous finish

CROWN POINT – Three days after the death of beloved Central Catholic girls assistant basketball coach Jeff Dienhart, his words still resonated.

“Keep going. Keep fighting. 837 more words


The wall

I’ve built a wall. Around my heart. I didn’t know I had. The construction was finished and certified, there had been a ribbon-cutting opening ceremony, and I was totally clueless until I walked smack bang into it. 338 more words


Chilean 14-Year-Old With Cystic Fibrosis Asks To Be Allowed To Die

A video of a 14-year-old Chilean girl with cystic fibrosis asking to be allowed to die has captured attention across the Spanish-speaking world and launched a debate about the right-to-die movement in a region with strong Catholic influence. 309 more words

Fibrosis Quística y El Deseo de Morir En Paz

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A los 14 años la mayoría de las niñas le piden a sus papas que le compren un iPhone o una tableta para chatear con sus amigos. 276 more words

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Playing Catch is No Sweat & Mom's Unexpected Psychic Encounter

It’s Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 and Dad and I have been playing catch this evening with the ball that my grandfather sent me. Dad keeps saying I have “hands of stone” but the ball is far too large for my hands…sort of hoping this isn’t a lifetime full of super high expectations for me. 359 more words

Lung update!

Hi everyone!

So I went to the doctor’s last Friday and my FEV1 (the measure of how my lungs are doing) was up 10% to 85%!!!!!!!!!! 232 more words

The pain of waiting for a cure

In the wake of the debate on so-called ‘three-parent babies’ another conversation emerged on the issue of how long it can sometimes take for the legal permissions to be granted to enable new technologies to save lives. 988 more words

Cystic Fibrosis