Double-lung transplant halts college plans, scholarship restarts them

Carly Wheeler, 24, of Fairview Heights, IL, was forced to quit school because her cystic fibrosis required a double lung transplant. She received a $5,000 scholarship allowing her to return to school and pursue a college degree in biology.
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Carly Wheeler, 24, of Fairview Heights, IL, was forced to quit school because her cystic fibrosis required a double lung transplant. She received a $5,000 scholarship allowing her to return to school and pursue a college degree in biology.

She received a new pair of lungs. Now she’s hoping to help others.

June 23, 2017 07:00 AM