A memoir unlike any you’ve read: A young woman’s inspiring struggle with her invisible killer

LA Times

March 08, 2019

'Hunting Ground' Directors to Make Film Based on Memoir of Cystic Fibrosis Victim (Exclusive)

Hollywood Reporter

February 19, 2019

Cystic Fibrosis Patients Turn to Experimental Phage Therapy

New York Times

May 17, 2019

Read An Excerpt From A Memoir Of A Young Woman Who Died Of A Superbug Infection


March 11, 2019

Mother publishes daughter’s diary after her untimely death from cystic fibrosis

NY Post

March 12, 2019

15 Books to Help Guide You Through Grief


August 24, 2020

A fitting memorial: Superbug treatment named for the patient who inspired its discovery


January 23, 2020

My daughter is gone but her legacy lives on through her writing and phage therapy


November 13, 2019

Looking At Invisible Illnesses

CBS Los Angeles

March 23, 2019

News 8's Marcella Lee honored with CFF Community Champion Award


May 13, 2019

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The diaries 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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