Claire Wineland Biography
(Motivational Speaker, Author)
Birthday: April 10, 1997 (Aries)
Born In: Austin, Texas
Claire Wineland was an American motivational speaker, YouTuber, and author. She was born with the life-threatening illness, cystic fibrosis. Wineland spent a major part of her childhood in hospitals. When Wineland was 13 years old, she had a lung failure, and was placed in a medically-induced coma. Despite very less chances of survival, she recovered from the coma. She was deeply motivated by the support received from her community and friends. At the age of 13, Claire Wineland became the founder of the non-profit organization, ‘Claire’s Place Foundation.’ The objective of the organization was to provide financial and emotional support to the families affected by cystic fibrosis. Wineland had a positive aura around her. The humorous way in which she looked at negativities, inspired many. She was a motivational speaker for the ‘TEDx Talks,’ and also spoke at many conferences across the world. Wineland appeared in TV series and documentaries too. She had her own ‘YouTube’ channel, where she uploaded inspirational and humorous videos. Her health deteriorated in August 2018, and she had to undergo a double-lung transplant. Following the surgery, Wineland suffered a stroke, and breathed her last on September 2, 2014.