“Mallory” bacteria named

Beverly Hills Weekly | January 17, 2020


Forty must-read books to level up and live your best millennial life.

Read It Forward | November 01, 2019

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Book Review: Salt In My Soul

Being Charis | September 16, 2019

When I agreed to write a review of Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life by Mallory Smith I wasn’t thinking about that part. So, when the book arrived and there on the cover was a picture of a very alive-looking person doing a headstand, I was hit with a gut-punch realizing I’d promised to write a review about a book by a person who was already dead.

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Mother carries on daughter’s passion for life, love of Hawaii

Maui News | September 03, 2019

Californian Mallory Smith, who loved the Hawaiian Islands, died at age 25 from an incurable disease that takes its average patient by age 37, but her words continue to speak to people around the world.

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Diane Shader Smith on her daughter Mallory’s incredible memoir about living with Cystic Fibrosis, ‘Salt in My Soul’, and the athleticism & mindset that powered her along the way

Marni on the Move | August 21, 2019

Mallory Smith lived with Cystic Fibrosis until the age of 25. She had a passion and talent for writing and the smart sense to keep a journal and document her life from the young age of nine.

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Salt In My Soul: An unfinished life

Danny van Leewen | July 14, 2019

MyOpa, my father’s father, survived the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp. He also survived my dad’s death. He told me that he suffered more from losing a son than the concentration camp. I’m unhappy to say that I share the experience of losing a child with my Opa and Diane Shader Smith.

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Deborah Kobylt Live: Diane Shader Smith – Writer, Publicist, and Cystic Fibrosis Advocate

Deborah Zara Kobylt | June 26, 2019

Salt in My Soul is a powerful, heartbreaking and inspiring look at Mallory Smith’s life.

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Soul Sisters: My reflections on Mallory Smith’s memoir

Cystic Fibrosis News Today | June 26, 2019

A truth binds the lives of two women who have never met. One sees into the other’s soul through her writing — for both women, cystic fibrosis (CF) has been their greatest blessing and most dreadful curse.

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Illness as metaphor

Phi Beta Kappa Newsletter | June 17, 2019

Instead of crumbling under the pressures of an insurmountable disease, Mallory Smith (ΦBK, Stanford University) utilized her diagnosis of cystic fibrosis to both advocate for those suffering like her and encourage responsible stewardship of the environment.

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She read her daughters journals, then published them after her death

Riley’s Children Hospital | June 06, 2019

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