‘I have an urge to do something more’: Heart-wrenching memoir of a woman who died of Cystic Fibrosis and a Superbug at 25, chronicles ‘invisible illness’ | March 12, 2019

Mallory Smith loved nothing more than the salt water and sea – but it was the excess salt on her skin that was a tell-tale sign of her illness.

Because she had two copies of a particular gene, Mallory suffered from cystic fibrosis.

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Mother publishes daughter’s diary after her untimely death from Cystic Fibrosis

NY Post | March 12, 2019

There was a brief window of hope — lasting about six weeks — when Mallory Smith’s long-awaited double-lung transplant appeared to have been a success.

Only then did the cystic fibrosis sufferer and her mom, Diane Shader Smith, seriously discuss turning her journal into a memoir.

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Diane Shader Smith speaks about “Salt In My Soul: An Unfinished Life”

XRAY in the Morning | March 11, 2019

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People making a difference: Mallory Smith’s Legacy

CBS Los Angeles | March 01, 2019

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‘Hunting Ground’ directors to make film based on memoir of Cystic Fibrosis victim (EXCLUSIVE)

Hollywood Reporter | February 19, 2019

This week, Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering will begin filming the untitled documentary that chronicles the life of Mallory Smith, who died in November 2017, two months after receiving a double-lung transplant.

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Mallory Smith’s voice shines through in ‘Salt In My Soul’

Beverly Hills Courier | January 25, 2019

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Young Alumna and Writer

Stanford Magazine | March 03, 2018

In her lifetime, Mallory Smith co-authored a book, advocated for protection of the Hawaiian Islands, and wrote about her experience living with a chronic, progressive lung disease.

Mallory Smith, ’14, died on November 15, 2017, from complications after receiving a double lung transplant at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. She was 25.

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Beverly Highlights | December 04, 2017

The age of 25, for most people, is the beginning of life, not the end. But, as anyone will tell you, Mallory Smith, class of 2010, was not most people.

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Beverly High Graduate, Cystic Fibrosis Advocate Mallory Smith dies at 25

Beverly Hills Courier | November 16, 2017

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Reconciliation Ecology

Pacific Horticulture | November 15, 2017

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