Andover Girl with Cystic Fibrosis Fought Until the End
Ashley Dias' story had spread across the country while she battled to get her second lung transplant in a decade.
Andover High Graduate Ashley Dias fought hard for her life and, despite a battle with cystic fibrosis, was able to live more than 10 years after a double-lung transplant, according to an article in the Eagle Tribune.
Dias died Thursday with her family by her while awaiting a second double-lung transplant.
Dias was known by national reporters and strangers alike as a girl with a strong will to live.
"When you met Ashley, you were instantly on her team," NPR reporter Chana Joffe-Walt said in a blog on Friday.
Read the full article on the Eagle Tribune website.