Deep breath in. Deep breath out. Deep breath in. Deep breath out. For 30,000 people in the United States -- children, adults, boys, girls, women and men -- breathing is what our life revolves around. For 30,000 people in the United States those thoughts are driven by the fact that we have Cystic Fibrosis.
As we age, the braveness and boldness of childhood are challenged and tainted to such a deepening degree that it immobilizes some of us today. The greatness and the complex simplicity of the daringness of the innocent ways of our childhood were progressively juxtaposed with the defeating feelings of shame, guilt and self-doubt.