Katherine Black

Katherine Black
Sibling of a person with CF

Katherine is 13 years old and in the seventh grade. She lives in Royersford, Penn., with her parents and 15-year-old sister, Lauren, who has CF. Katherine  is actively involved with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and has helped with many CF fundraisers. She also attends the Great Strides walk every year with her family and friends. In addition to fundraising, she is a CF Foundation Teen Advocate and is passionate about making sure her sister receives the best care possible. She also enjoys acting in local theater, journaling, and traveling with her family.

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Growing up with my sister, who has cystic fibrosis, has its challenges. Although it is sometimes difficult to watch her have to miss out on the things she loves, I've been able to learn so much and connect with many other amazing family members of those with CF.

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