What It Means to Be ‘Just the Sister’

What It Means to Be ‘Just the Sister’

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What It Means to Be ‘Just the Sister’

In many ways, I feel unqualified to write for a publication about cystic fibrosis. I was lucky enough to be born only as a CF carrier, while my younger brother, Brad, drew the short straw in the Punnett square game. Besides, my day-to-day life is no longer affected by CF considering that Brad, healthy and transplanted, lives in Hawaiʻi, and I’m half the country away in Colorado. I feel unqualified, but then I remember growing…

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