Tag: Cystic Fibrosis

Five Feet Apart: A Film Illuminating Cystic Fibrosis & How Fate Blossomed an Atypical Romance

Stella Grant: “This whole time, I’ve been living for my treatments, instead of doing my treatments so that I can live. I want to live. It’s just life, Will. It’ll be over before we know it.” In the 2019 film, Five Feet Apart the bubbly, optimistic Stella Grant unwittingly learns a great deal about life and love within the duration of yet another of her hospital stays due to her Cystic Fibrosis. The incredibly charming, cynical Will Newman also has the same disease as Stella, though he’s contracted a dangerous bacterium known as B. Cepacia (Burkholderia cepacia complex)…