36 episodes

My name’s William Marler. I’m 25 years old, I’m an animator, I do stand-up comedy, and I have Cystic Fibrosis. In Straight from the Lungs, I help to share real stories from real people affected by CF. You’ll hear from the experts of CF: the people living with it everyday and their friends and family, as well as the people who dedicate their lives to researching it and treating it. It’s not always going to be pretty, but it will give you a chance to meet some amazing people living extraordinary lives.

Straight from the Lungs William Marler

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My name’s William Marler. I’m 25 years old, I’m an animator, I do stand-up comedy, and I have Cystic Fibrosis. In Straight from the Lungs, I help to share real stories from real people affected by CF. You’ll hear from the experts of CF: the people living with it everyday and their friends and family, as well as the people who dedicate their lives to researching it and treating it. It’s not always going to be pretty, but it will give you a chance to meet some amazing people living extraordinary lives.

    Extra Breaths 08 - Better than Flowers

    Extra Breaths 08 - Better than Flowers

    These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Katie. In Episode 08 of Straight from the Lungs, Katie spoke about her boyfriend Michael and how he helps manage her Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from her.
     
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    • 2 min
    Extra Breaths 08 - Married

    Extra Breaths 08 - Married

    These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Veronika and Kenny. In Episode 8 of Straight from the Lungs, Veronika told the story of catcalling a boy named Kenny on a beach and marrying him 3 months later. Here’s more from them.
     
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    • 4 min
    Episode 08 - Love

    Episode 08 - Love

    When you find the person you want to spend the rest of your life with, how do you tell them you have something as big as Cystic Fibrosis? It’s tricky enough sometimes for people that have CF to cope with everything – how is someone else going to react when they’re suddenly plunged into this scary new world?
     
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    Presented and produced by William Marler.
    Recorded at Birmingham City University.
    Featuring the voices of Veronika and Kenny, Katie, Andy, Brittney, and Dr Helen Barr.
    Music by Ben Weatherill.
    Illustration by Vicky Neville.
    Thanks to Sam Lewis for his keen ear and ever-helpful advice.

    • 28 min
    Extra Breaths 07 - 1% Everyday

    Extra Breaths 07 - 1% Everyday

    These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of George. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, George spoke about how an emergency hospital visit several years ago made him rethink his entire approach to Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from him.
     
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    • 7 min
    Extra Breaths 07 - Lung Function

    Extra Breaths 07 - Lung Function

    These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Fiona. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, Fiona spoke about the lung function test and how it can be used to determine the wellbeing of someone with Cystic Fibrosis. Here’s more from her.
     
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    • 4 min
    Extra Breaths 07 - Hospital Stays

    Extra Breaths 07 - Hospital Stays

    These are Extra Breaths, coming to you Straight from the Lungs of Dr Jayesh Bhatt. In Episode 07 of Straight from the Lungs, Dr Bhatt spoke about how a 2-week hospital stay is often necessary for people with Cystic Fibrosis Here’s more from him.
     
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    • 5 min

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