Saturday, May 19, 2012

Cystic Fibrosis: Longing For A Cure

AS THESE BANNERS hanging over a Vancouver City street show, May is Cystic Fibrosis month in Canada. Coughing forcefully and frequently coupled with great difficulty breathing are common characteristics of this inherited disease that attacks the lungs and threatens the very young. I joined the Great Strides fundraising event at Queen’s Park in New Westminster last year. The weather and setting could not have been better. It appears the annual walk will be held there again this year on May 27. Click here for details.