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Digital Subscriptions > Arran Banner > 21st July 2017 > Laura may be ‘fragile’ but is ready to face her fears

Laura may be ‘fragile’ but is ready to face her fears

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A Brodick teenager suffering from anxiety and cystic fibrosis is challenging her condition and the stigma attached to it with a series of extreme challenges to raise awareness of her condition.

Laura Shaw, 17, who previously kept her health issues secret, sees her challenges as a ‘coming out’ and an acceptance that she feels empowers her and helps her to face it head on. She said: ‘I’m the same as everyone else, only a little fragile.’

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