CF and College: The Secret to Getting it All Done

Learn how one college junior went from struggling with CF at school to managing it with flying colors. 

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Carolyn Kilkus

Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of producing a video with Rachel Kinney, a college student with CF, as part of the Foundation's series, “Living Today, Adding Tomorrows.” The moment I met Rachel, I realized what a beautiful person she is inside and out.

Just hearing her talk about all the treatments and therapies she needs to do on top of going to classes, etc., is overwhelming. I asked Rachel, “How do you get it all done?” Her response? Well…just click play!

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In her role as video manager, Carolyn produces and directs most of the Foundation's video content. Her love and passion for video goes hand-in-hand with her love and passion for sharing the stories of people with CF and helping to spread awareness of the disease. Carolyn earned her B.S. in mass communications from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Md. She currently lives in downtown Bethesda, Md., with her husband Jay.

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