ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Katharine Schildt, 27, advocate and fundraiser, Federal Hill

Katharine Schildt was 16 when she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that causes life-threatening lung infections. She was then told the average life expectancy at the time: 35 years old. "My friends were talking about prom and college and I was thinking about how long I had... Lloyd Fox/Baltimore Sun
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