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Re: [IP] story about diabetes

Please forgive my ignorance , but what is CF?
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Sent: Saturday, November 30, 2002 2:36 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] story about diabetes

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> Did a quick Google search,  and came up with this info on this book.
> I'll have to request it from our local library for my son to read.
> Title:  How it Feels to Fight for Your Life
> Author: Jill Kremintz
> How it Feels to Fight for Your Life, by Jill Krementz (Fireside Books,
> &
>  Schuster), an award winning book published in 1989, is still noteworthy.
> Krementz has collected together 14 children who have a variety of
> chronic illnesses (CF, asthma and diabetes are included) and they each
> their story. Their accounts are honest and unsentimental and the children
> possess a rare acceptance of their lives that is very inspirational.
> there are a few youngsters under 12, most of the stories are about
> between 12 and 16. Because the book includes a child with CF, but does not
> solely focus on CF, it gives our young readers with CF a chance to see the
> struggles of others in relationship to their own struggle. This is really
> excellent book for the 8-14 crowd.
> Sincerely,
> Barbara A. Petzoldt - Pump Mama to Zachary (12 1/2,  Dx 2/93, 508 2/02,
> Paradigm  8/16/02) --------Jennifer (20), Allison (17), Rachel (6)
> Fenton, MO
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