Hertfordshire teenager Ben Witham is one of six youngsters with Cystic Fibrosis to spearhead a new campaign designed to counter the stigma of the confition.
Ben, 14, said: "I hope that I can help other teenagers my age to deal with their CF in a positive way and not get miserable about it."
More details on the condition and the campaign are available on the Cystic Fibrosis Trust website.
More top news
Ukip has responded to the resignation of its only MP, Douglas Carswell, by suggesting he quit before he was kicked out.
A mostly warm afternoon but a fresh easterly breeze will bring a noticeably cooler feel along eastern coasts. Highs of 15 deg C (59 deg F).
ITV News Anglia's Political Correspondent Emma Hutchinson asks what next for UKIP after Douglas Carswell quits the party?