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Subject of ’65_RedRoses’ loses her cystic fibrosis battle

Eva Markvoort, the subject of the critically-acclaimed documentary 65_RedRoses, has passed away. Markvoort was a 25-year-old university student who blogged about her battle with cystic fibrosis under the moniker 65_RedRoses. The blog gained an international following and according to filmmakers Nimisha Mukerji and Philip Lyall, inspired many people to become organ donors.
March 29, 2010

Eva Markvoort, the subject of documentary 65_RedRoses has passed away. Markvoort was a 25-year-old university student who blogged about her battle with cystic fibrosis under the moniker 65_RedRoses. The blog gained an international following and according to filmmakers Nimisha Mukerji and Philip Lyall, inspired many people to become organ donors.

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