Healthy Living

What Does Being a Hero Mean to Someone with Cystic Fibrosis?

Living with cystic fibrosis isn't always heroic, and that's okay

For Brad, living with cystic fibrosis simply means he is "just surviving". It's not really heroic when it's a forced burden. He understands that people are just trying to be kind to him, but he wants people to understand that there's quite a difference between choosing to save someone like a hero and having to endure suffering forced upon you by fate.