Craig Amick, 57, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, stands at the gravesite in Canal Winchester, Ohio, of his daughter, Shelby Slagle, who died, June 26, 2015, of a fungal infection at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh. Slagle, who was born with a heart defect, successfully received a heart transplant at UMPC Presbyterian but contracted a fungal infection and died 55 days later.
Craig Amick, 57, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, stands at the gravesite in Canal Winchester, Ohio, of his daughter, Shelby Slagle, who died, June 26, 2015, of a fungal infection at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh. Slagle, who was born with a heart defect, successfully received a heart transplant at UMPC Presbyterian but contracted a fungal infection and died 55 days later. Andrew Russell AP
Craig Amick, 57, of Canal Winchester, Ohio, stands at the gravesite in Canal Winchester, Ohio, of his daughter, Shelby Slagle, who died, June 26, 2015, of a fungal infection at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh. Slagle, who was born with a heart defect, successfully received a heart transplant at UMPC Presbyterian but contracted a fungal infection and died 55 days later. Andrew Russell AP

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October 31, 2016 6:17 PM

‘Most horrific thing I’ve seen’: Fungus slowly claims daughter after heart transplant

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