4-year-old girl from Covington with cystic fibrosis gets new lungs

Ava Thomas was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) when she was three weeks old. CF is a rare genetic disorder. People with CF have thick and sticky mucus that blocks the airways, damaging your lungs and trapping germs, making infections more likely.

The hospital held a parade for Ava before she had surgery.

The family does not know who the donor is.

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Laura Coffey

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