Mother to present daughter’s posthumous memoir ‘Salt In My Soul: An unfinished life’

Village Green NJ | April 10, 2019

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Salt In My Soul: An unfinished life, Interview

Nurse Talk | April 04, 2019

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Looking at invisible illnesses

CBS Local | March 23, 2019

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Beverly Hills community embraces Mallory Smith’s legacy at book launch

Beverly Hills Courier | March 23, 2019

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Looking at Invisible Illnesses

CBS Los Angeles | March 23, 2019

Mallory Smith grew up in Los Angeles. A talented writer, radio producer and podcaster. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford, all while battling cystic fibrosis. She lost that battle at age 25. Mallory’s mom took her diaries and crafted them into a remarkable book.

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Shedding light on Cystic Fibrosis: Mother publishes daughter’s memoir posthumously

CBS This Morning | March 18, 2019

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Frank Buckley interviews: Diane Shader Smith, Author/Publicist

KTLA5 | March 13, 2019

Frank Buckley interviews author and publicist Diane Shader Smith, who’s daughter, Mallory, was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis and authored the posthumously published book “Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life.”

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Mallory Smith died of Cystic Fibrosis complications but her mom is making sure her story is told

Bustle | March 12, 2019

“Cystic fibrosis is a disease that does a lot of taking — of dreams, of time, of travel, of friendships, of freedom, of potential, of plans, of lives,” Mallory Smith wrote in the introduction to her journals.

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A life remembered: Mallory Smith

Cystic Fibrosis Trust | March 12, 2019

Before Mallory Smith died age 25, she asked her mum Diane to publish her diaries, going back to her teens. When Diane looked through them after Mallory’s death she discovered a rich internal life that her daughter had recorded between hospital stays and periods of declining health.

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Salt In My Soul: An Unfinished Life by Mallory Smith

Common Reads | March 12, 2019

Salt in My Soul: An Unfinished Life (Spiegel & Grau; ISBN: 978-1-9848-5542-8) collects diary entries of Mallory Smith—a remarkable young woman who was determined to live a meaningful and happy life despite her struggle with cystic fibrosis and a rare superbug—from age fifteen to her death at the age of twenty-five.

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