The Stones Applaud: How Cystic Fibrosis Shaped My Childhood

[Teresa Anne Mullin] ó The Stones Applaud: How Cystic Fibrosis Shaped My Childhood ↠ Read Online eBook or Kindle ePUB. The Stones Applaud: How Cystic Fibrosis Shaped My Childhood A real, yet immature, telling of CF according to Emilie A.. My husbands best friend has Cystic Fibrosis and that initially led me to read this book. Our long-standing friendship with him has led me to a passable knowledge concerning this disease, but I looked forward to reading this book and gaining new perspective.This book was very well written and informative, not just about the physical trials of this disease, but also about the continual shifting of emotional perceptions and reactions to

The Stones Applaud: How Cystic Fibrosis Shaped My Childhood

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Rating : 4.89 (503 Votes)
Asin : 1577363639
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 320 Pages
Publish Date : 2015-02-22
Language : English

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"A real, yet immature, telling of CF" according to Emilie A.. My husband's best friend has Cystic Fibrosis and that initially led me to read this book. Our long-standing friendship with him has led me to a passable knowledge concerning this disease, but I looked forward to reading this book and gaining new perspective.This book was very well written and informative, not just about the physical trials of this disease, but also about the continual shifting of emotional perceptions and reactions to all aspects of life while battling a chronic and fatal illness.Overall, I found this book to be a brutally honest ac

As a student, Mullin worked as a reporter and editor for the Harvard Crimson, eventually handling the Harvard Business School beat. After graduation from Harvard in the spring of 1990, she moved to Great Britain, hoping to obtain a transplant there. Attending Harvard University was a longtime dream for Mullin. She was the first chronically ill student

She was also a talented young writer whose promising career was cruelly cut short. She left behind a loving family and this gripping account of her struggle. She leaves to all of us a truly inspired legacy. --Pamela Dent and U.S. Congressman Charlie DentGod gave the Mullins a precious gift: Teresa, who lived her life as an Olympic champion of every challenge. Every page will inspire you and break your heart. --Kostas Kalogeropoulos, Founder, Dream Come True, and Co-founder, Camelot for Children . God gave me a precious gift: the privilege to be an observer of something so special: her life. Teresa's book reveals a beautiful, courageous spirit imprisoned in a body that could not go the distance against CF. She was a strong, fearless, commit

With dry humor and sharp insights, Mullin describes her battles with the disease, teachers, fellow students, and even medical professionals who tried to hold her back from experiencing life. In The Stones Applaud, Mullin writes of absences from school, serving as a poster child, frequent hospitalizations, medical treatments, and most painful the isolation that came with cystic fibrosis, an inherited condition that damages the lungs and affects the digestive system. Inevitably, the cliffs will not withstand the unrelenting waves, but still they persevere and only the stones applaud. Alternately funny, frank, poignant, and gripping, The Stones Applaud reveals the talented young writer's fierce determination to live, thrive, and persevere. Before she died, Mullin visited Ireland and witnessed cold Atlantic waves beat against the cliffs. She saw herself and others impacted by cystic fibrosis as the stone cliffs, standing resolute and strong in the face of a battle

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