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Need COVID-coping tips? Ask a kid with cystic fibrosis

Bonnell Foundation featured in the Detroit News

Elizabeth Warner has been social-distancing since before all the kids were doing it. Sheltering in place, too.
Hey, it beats coughing up blood.
Warner, 18, and her twin Catherine have cystic fibrosis, with its raft of hazards: lung infections, inflammation, respiratory failure, attacks on other organs. Among other things, they need to avoid flu and colds like the plague.

(Photo: Clarence Tabb Jr., The Detroit News)

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WWJ Interview with Laura Bonnell on Celebrity Softball Fundraiser

Laura Bonnell is interviewed on WWJ about the Bonnell Foundation’s upcoming Celebrity Softball fundraiser – a friendly competition between team Law Enforcement and team Media to see who can raise more money online and who can win on the field. Laura explains how the need to support those with Cystic Fibrosis continues especially during this Coronavirus pandemic.

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Mom Worries About Daughters With CF Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

For most, protective measures to guard against coronavirus are straightforward–avoid close contact and crowds, and work from home if possible, frequent hand washing, and so on. But for people with compromised immune systems, the threat is much more real. Laura Bonnell has two daughters with cystic fibrosis, she talked live with WWJ’s Sandra McNeill.

A Mother’s Journey with Cystic Fibrosis and What She and Her Family are Doing to Support Other CF Families and Individuals

Laura Bonnell is the mother of two children with Cystic Fibrosis and is the founder of The Bonnell Foundation. Laura joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to share her own life story; what cystic fibrosis is and more about her own family’s journey with CF; she talks about her daughters and their journeys with CF; The Bonnell Foundation and what she and her family are doing to help other individuals and families with CF; resources for families and individuals with CF; and so much more!

Listen here on 1 Girl Revolution

Detroit Free Press Interviews Laura Bonnell

In article titled “Mom’s calendar benefits this deadly disease her two daughters have,” Detroit Free Press writer Bill Laitner talks with Laura Bonnell about the new calendar “Closer Every Day.” Its 24 months show striking photos of 12 people with the lung disease cystic fibrosis, as well as 12 additional glossies of scientists from across the country, a batch of experts who — as in the title of the calendar — are bringing a cure or at least life-saving treatments… “Closer Every Day.”

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