First Lady & Friends

Emilee Pehrson opens up about living with cystic fibrosis and the special bond that she shares with Abby

May 27, 2021

In this week's episode, Utah's First Lady Abby Cox is joined by Emilee Pehrson to talk about what her childhood was like growing up in Fairview with cystic fibrosis, the support she received from her family, including her older brother and Utah Governor, Spencer Cox, and how her relationship with hospitals has evolved throughout the years. Emilee then talks about what a day in her life looks like for someone with CF, how the pandemic affected her life, and how scientific breakthroughs have helped Emilee along the way. She also opens up about her and Abby's surrogacy journey, some of the struggles that they experienced during the surrogacy, and how their relationship has evolved following the birth of Lawson. See for privacy information. neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.