Claire’s Corner: Dare For Claire Event!

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Hi, everyone! It’s Claire! How are you? I’ve been extra busy lately, and I’m super excited to tell you about my new event coming up soon for Claire’s Place Foundation! For those of you who don’t know, I founded Claire’s Place Foundation, a non-profit organization, in order to provide both emotional and financial support to families affected by Cystic Fibrosis (CF). I’ve been living with CF my whole life, and Claire’s Place Foundation is a way for me to “pay it forward” Read More

Claire’s Corner: Life’s a Cabaret

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Hey, guys! How have you been? It’s been a while since I’ve written anything. I wanted to tell you what I’ve been up to lately. So, let me start off by saying I was in my school performance of Cabaret. It was so much fun! I really loved it. It was such a huge feat for me, since it was really exhausting to pull off, but I am proud of myself because I managed to stay out of the hospital! Speaking of the hospital, Read More

17 Things We De-claire We Love about Claire

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HAPPY 17TH  BIRTHDAY, CLAIRE!!!! On April 10, NorthStar Moving’s favorite teenager will be celebrating the big 1-7. To help get the celebration started, we’ve decided to share 17 things we love about this amazing person (and believe us, it was hard to narrow it down to just 17!). Claire Wineland is an amazing 16-year-old living with Cystic Fibrosis. Read More

Claire’s Corner: Coming Home

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Coming home from the hospital after a long stay is like being a stranger in your own home. Everything around you is familiar and safe, but it doesn’t feel like home. The bed is too big, the room too quiet, the world too vast in contrast to the 10′ x 10′ room you have inhabited for the past two weeks. The warmth of the world is too hot and burns your skin. The ghost of an I.V. cord attaching you to the hospital remains, making you feel like at any moment the cord will snap and pull you into your rightful place of a hospital bed and four-o’-clock-in-the-morning vital signs. Read More

Keeping Up With Claire

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Claire's PlaceHey, guys! It’s Claire! How’s it going? Sorry I haven’t posted much lately, but I’ve been so busy with high school and traveling adventures! At the start of the school year I switched from independent study to a “regular” high school! I’m such a people person, so this has been a great decision for me! I love every single minute of it. Read More